うわん

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeia for the sound of the wail or shout purportedly made by the spirit.

Noun[edit]

うわん (katakana ウワン, romaji uwan)

  1. A disembodied voice that inhabits old, abandoned temples and homes; a kind of yōkai
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji reading.

Noun[edit]

うわん (romaji uwan)

  1. 右腕: one's right arm

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