水商売

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

From (mizu, water) + 商売 (shōbai, business)

Noun[edit]

水商売 (hiragana みずしょうばい, romaji mizushōbai)

  1. bar and restaurant business
  2. chancy trade
  3. nightlife business