Japanese Word Entry

腹の蟲

Simplified Japanese form: 腹の虫

Kana:はらのむし
Definitions:
  1. roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), mawworm, intestinal worm

  2. (metaphor for) location of one's feelings or sentiments

  3. (metaphor for) empty stomach, feeling of hunger


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Chinese characters used in this word

abdomen, belly, stomach, inside
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: fuk1
Japanese: フク / はら、 いだく
Korean:
Vietnamese: phúc, phục

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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