Japanese Word Entry

顏をゆがめる

Simplified Japanese form: 顔をゆがめる

Kana:かおをゆがめる
Romaji:kaowoyugameru
Definition: to grimace, to make a wry face
Alternative form: 顏を歪める 〔顔を歪める〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

face, expression, facial appearance
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄢˊ (yán)
Cantonese: ngaan4
Japanese: ガン (gan)、 ゲン (gen) / かお (kao)
Korean: 안 (an)
Vietnamese: nhan
Variants
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Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

warp, bend, strained, distort, slant, inclined, askewd, awry
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄞ (wāi), ㄨㄞˇ (wǎi)
Cantonese: me2, waai1
Japanese: ワイ (wai)、 エ (e) / いが.む (igamu)、 いびつ (ibitsu)、 ひず.む (hizumu)、 ゆが.む (yugamu)、 ひずみ (hizumi)
Korean: 왜 (wae), 애 (ae)
Vietnamese: oai, oa, quay