Definition of 娼

  • prostitute

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • あそびめ

Popular Words With This Kanji

娼婦, 倡婦, しょうふ

prostitute, harlot

娼館, しょうかん

brothel

公娼, こうしょう

licensed prostitution, registered prostitute

娼妓, しょうぎ

prostitute, harlot

男娼, だんしょう

male prostitute

私娼, ししょう

unlicensed prostitute

廃娼, はいしょう

abolition of licensed prostitution

娼家, しょうか

brothel

芸娼妓解放令, げいしょうぎかいほうれい

ordinance liberating all geisha and prostitutes (1872)

街娼, がいしょう

prostitute, whore, streetwalker


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