屁をこく

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling 屁を放く

Etymology[edit]

Phrase composed of (he, fart) + (o, object particle) + こく (koku, to forcefully expel out of the body).[1] Literally, “to squeeze off a fart”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [he̞ o̞ ko̞kɯ̟ᵝ]

Phrase[edit]

()をこく (he o koku)

  1. (mildly vulgar) to fart, to break wind
    Synonyms: 屁をひる (he o koku) (literally “to let off a fart”), おならする (onara suru) (slightly more polite, compare “to break wind), 放屁する (hōhi suru) (slightly more polite, compare “to break wind)

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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