Definition of 虫

  • insect
  • bug
  • temper

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • チュウ
  • むし

Popular Words With This Kanji

虫, むし

insect, bug, cricket, moth, worm

昆虫, こんちゅう

insect, bug

殺虫剤, さっちゅうざい

insecticide, pesticide

虫歯, 齲, 齲歯, むしば, うし

cavity, tooth decay, decayed tooth, caries

玉虫色, たまむしいろ

iridescent, equivocal, ambivalent, variable meaning, weasel-word, chameleonic interpretation

害虫, がいちゅう

harmful insect, noxious insect

寄生虫, きせいちゅう

parasite

蝕む, 虫食む, むしばむ

to eat into (e.g. by worms), to spoil, to ruin, to undermine

幼虫, ようちゅう

larva, chrysalis

成虫, せいちゅう

imago, adult (insect)


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