病臥

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
びょう
Grade: 3

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Appears to be from Middle Chinese compound (/bˠiæŋH ŋuɑH/ invalid IPA characters (HH), literally sick + to lie down).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

病臥 (hiragana びょうが, rōmaji byōga, historical hiragana びやうぐわ)

  1. bedriddenness, being bedridden, being sick in bed

Verb[edit]

病臥する (hiragana びょうが, rōmaji byōga, historical hiragana びやうぐわ)

  1. to be bedridden, to be sick in bed

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9