炎上

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

炎上 (hiragana えんじょう, romaji enjō)

  1. going up in flames, to be consumed in flames (especially for a building)
  2. a blog etc. being overwhelmed in comments

Verb[edit]

炎上 + する (intransitive, hiragana えんじょうする, romaji enjō suru)

  1. to go up in flames, to be destroyed by fire
  2. to be overwhelmed in comments
    よくブログやツイッターで炎上 (えんじょう)することがあります
    yoku burogu ya tsuittā de enjō suru koto ga arimasu
    Things like blogs and twitter are often overwhelmed in comments

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