嗚咽

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Chinese[edit]

(onomat. for humming)
 
to swallow; to choke (in crying); narrow pass; throat
trad. (嗚咽)
simp. (呜咽)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

嗚咽

  1. (Advanced Mandarin, literary) to sob; to whimper

Adjective[edit]

嗚咽

  1. (Advanced Mandarin, literary) low and deep (of a sound)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
えつ
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

嗚咽 (hiragana おえつ, romaji oetsu)

  1. sobbing

Verb[edit]

嗚咽 + する (hiragana おえつする, romaji oetsu suru)

  1. to sob

Conjugation[edit]