Japanese Word Entry

蛔蟲

Simplified Japanese form: 回虫

Kana:かいちゅう
Definition: roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), mawworm, intestinal worm
Alternative form: 蛔蟲 〔蛔虫〕
Alternative Kana: カイチュウ

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Chinese characters used in this word

intestinal worms, tapeworm
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄟˊ (huí)
Cantonese: wui4
Japanese: カイ、 ユウ / かいちゅう、 はらのむし
Korean:
Vietnamese: hồi
Variants
Semantic variant form:

insect, bug, temper, worms, insects
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄥˊ (chóng), ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng), ㄊㄨㄥˊ (tóng)
Cantonese: cung4
Japanese: チュウ、 キ / むし
Korean: 충, 훼
Vietnamese: trùng
Variants
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