息子

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Chinese[edit]

 
news; interest; breath; rest
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(息子)
anagram 子息

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Noun[edit]

息子

  1. (archaic) (one's) biological son
  2. (dialectal) great-grandson

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
むす
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
Irregular

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Etymology[edit]

From 生す (musu, to beget) +‎ (ko, child).[1][2] The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

息子 (hiragana むすこ, rōmaji musuko)

  1. (humble) a son (male child)
  2. (vulgar) a cock, a dick (penis)

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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. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3