Japanese Word Entry

麻姑搔痒

Simplified Japanese form: 麻姑掻痒

Kana:まこそうよう
Romaji:makosouyou
Definition: things happening exactly as one pleases (wishes), someone being very attentive to one's wishes

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Chinese characters used in this word

hemp, flax, numb, jute, sesame
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄚˊ (má), ㄇㄚ (mā)
Cantonese: maa4
Japanese: マ (ma)、 マア (maa)、 バ (ba) / あさ (asa)
Korean: 마 (ma)
Vietnamese: ma
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

mother-in-law, father's sister, husband's mother
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨ (gū)
Cantonese: gu1
Japanese: コ (ko) / しゅうとめ (shuutome)、 しゅうと (shuuto)、 おば (oba)、 しばらく (shibaraku)
Korean: 고 (go)
Vietnamese:

to scratch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄠ (sāo), ㄙㄠˋ (sào)
Cantonese: sou1
Japanese: ソウ (sou) / か.く (kaku)
Korean: 소 (so)
Vietnamese: tao, trảo, trao, trau
Variants
Simplified Japanese form:

itchy, itch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄤˇ (yǎng), ㄧㄤˊ (yáng)
Cantonese: joeng5
Japanese: ヨウ (you) / かゆ.がる (kayugaru)、 かさ (kasa)、 かゆ.い (kayui)
Korean: 양 (yang)
Vietnamese: dương
Variants
Semantic variant form: