Japanese Word Entry

呪う
Kana:のろう
Definition: to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely
Alternative form: 詛う

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Chinese characters used in this word

spell, curse, charm, malediction, damn, incantation
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄡˋ (zhòu)
Cantonese: zau2
Japanese: ジュ、 シュ、 シュウ、 ズ / まじな.う、 のろ.い、 まじな.い、 のろ.う
Korean:
Vietnamese: chú
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Semantic variant form:

curse, swear, pledge
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨˇ (zǔ)
Cantonese: zo3
Japanese: ソ、 ショ / のろ.う
Korean:
Vietnamese: trớ
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: