乳首

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
くび
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of chi (breast) and kubi (neck).

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Noun[edit]

乳首 (hiragana ちくび, romaji chikubi)

  1. a projection on the breasts in mammals that may secrete milk
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 120)
      Chicubi. チクビ (乳首) 乳房の先端. Chicubiuo fuqumuru. (乳首を含むる) 乳房の先端を人の口の中にさし入れる, すなわち, 乳を吸わせる. Chicubiuo fuqumu, l, cuuayuru. (乳首を含む, または, 銜ゆる) 乳房を口に含む, または, 乳を飲む.
  2. a instrument in the shape of a nipple that is given to an infant to suck upon; a pacifier

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