酔う

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

epu → eɸu → *ewu → eu → yoː → you

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酔う (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana よう, romaji you, historical hiragana よふ)

  1. To get drunk; to become intoxicated or inebriated. To fall under the influence of alcohol.
  2. To get motion sick. To get sick or nauseated on a moving vehicle. To get carsick, airsick, seasick, etc.
     () (もの) ()
    norimono ni you
    to get motion sick on a vehicle

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