蓮根

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Japanese[edit]

Sliced lotus root
Kanji in this term
れん
Jinmeiyō
こん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

蓮根 (hiragana れんこん, romaji renkon)

  1. A lotus root.
  2. (gay slang) Acting straight.[1]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

蓮根 (hiragana はすね, romaji hasune)

  1. Lotus root.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Long, Daniel. (1996) Formation processes of some Japanese gay argot terms. American Speech, vol. 71, no. 2, pp. 215–224.