捌け口

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
くち > ぐち
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Compound of 捌け (hake) +‎ (kuchi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

捌け口 (hiragana はけぐち, rōmaji hakeguchi)

  1. an outlet (for water, etc)
     (みず)はけ (ぐち)がつまった。
    Mizu no hakeguchi ga tsumatta.
    The outlet for water has been stopped up.
  2. an outlet (for emotions, energy, etc), a vent
     (さけ) (わたし)不満 (ふまん)はけ (ぐち)である。
    Sake wa watashi no fuman no hakeguchi de aru.
    Alcohol is a vent for my frustration.
  3. a market

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
さば
Hyōgaiji
くち > ぐち
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Compound of 捌け (sabake) +‎ (kuchi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

捌け口 (hiragana さばけぐち, rōmaji sabakeguchi)

  1. a market

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 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