微笑む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 4

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (hoho, cheek) +‎ 笑む (emu, smile).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative (informal):

Verb[edit]

微笑む (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana ほほえむ, rōmaji hohoemu, historical hiragana ほほゑむ)

  1. to smile

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0