Definition of 姑

  • mother-in-law

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • しゅうとめ
  • しゅうと
  • おば
  • しばらく

Popular Words With This Kanji

姑, しゅうとめ, しゅうと, しうとめ, しいとめ

mother-in-law

姑息, こそく

makeshift

麻姑, まこ, まご

Ma Gu, legendary Taoist immortal with long talon-like fingernails, backscratcher

小姑, こじゅうとめ, こじゅうと

sister-in-law

慈姑, くわい, クワイ

Sagittaria trifolia var. edulis (edible variant of threeleaf arrowhead)

麻姑掻痒, まこそうよう

things happening exactly as one pleases (wishes), someone being very attentive to one's wishes

因循姑息, いんじゅんこそく

dilly-dallying and temporizing (temporising)

梯梧, 梯姑, でいご, でいこ, デイゴ, デイコ

Indian coral tree (Erythrina variegata)

姑洗, こせん

(in China) 5th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. F sharp), third lunar month

黒慈姑, くろぐわい, クログワイ

Eleocharis kuroguwai (species of spikerush), Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis var. tuberosa)


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