姑息

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Chinese[edit]

paternal aunt
 
news; interest; breath; rest
simp. and trad.
(姑息)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

姑息

  1. to be excessively tolerant of; to be overly lenient toward; to indulge; to appease

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
そく
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

姑息 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana こそく, romaji kosoku)

  1. makeshift, stopgap

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

姑息 ‎(hiragana こそく, romaji kosoku)

  1. being makeshift