嘲笑う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あざ
Grade: S
わら
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (aza, something off-color or not quite right, compounding element found in terms such as 嘲る (azakeru, to ridicule, to jeer at) and 欺く (azamuku, to deceive), cognate with (aza, bruise)) +‎ 笑う (warau, laugh).[1]

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嘲笑う (godan conjugation, hiragana あざわらう, rōmaji azawarau, historical hiragana あざわらふ)

  1. to laugh at, to sneer at, to deride, to mock, to scorn, to ridicule

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN