痛い痛い病

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いた
Grade: 6
いた
Grade: 6
びょう
Grade: 3
yutōyomi

Noun[edit]

痛い痛い病 (hiragana いたいいたいびょう, romaji itaiitaibyō)

  1. "ouch-ouch disease", caused by cadmium poisoning from industrial wastes in Toyama prefecture.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually written as イタイイタイ病.