Japanese Word Entry

忌み嫌う
Kana:いみきらう
Definition: to detest, to abhor, to loathe
Alternative form: 忌嫌う

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Chinese characters used in this word

mourning, abhor, detestable, death anniversary, jealous, envious, fear
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧˋ (jì)
Cantonese: gei6
Japanese: キ / い.む、 い.み、 い.まわしい
Korean:
Vietnamese: kị, kí
Variants
Semantic variant form:

dislike, detest, hate, suspect, criticize
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄢˊ (xián)
Cantonese: jim4
Japanese: ケン、 ゲン / きら.う、 きら.い、 いや、 うたがう
Korean:
Vietnamese: hiềm