刺青

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Chinese[edit]

 
thorn; sting; prick; pierce; stab; thrust; assassinate; murder
green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(刺青)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

刺青

  1. tattoo

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 刺青

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

刺青 (hiragana いれずみ, rōmaji irezumi)

  1. Alternative spelling of 入れ墨 (tattoo) (an image made in the skin with ink and a needle)