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On-yomi
チュウ
chuu

ki
Kun-yomi
むし
mushi
Nanori

mu
Meaning insect, bug, temper

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Kana
Definition
むし
mushi
noun insect, bug, cricket, moth, worm
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虫歯 むしば
mushiba
noun no-adjective cavity, tooth decay, decayed tooth, caries
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昆虫 こんちゅう
konchuu
noun no-adjective insect, bug
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弱虫 よわむし
yowamushi
noun na-adjective no-adjective coward, weakling, scaredy cat, wimp, sissy
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害虫 がいちゅう
gaichuu
noun no-adjective harmful insect, noxious insect, vermin, pest
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幼虫 ようちゅう
youchuu
noun no-adjective larva, chrysalis
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虫除け むしよけ
mushiyoke
noun insecticide, insect repellent
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寄生虫 きせいちゅう
kiseichuu
noun parasite
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玉虫色 たまむしいろ
tamamushiiro
  1. noun no-adjective iridescent
  2. equivocal, ambivalent
  3. variable meaning, weasel-word, chameleonic interpretation
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殺虫剤 さっちゅうざい
sacchuuzai
noun insecticide, pesticide
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毛虫 けむし
kemushi
  1. noun hairy caterpillar, woolly bear
  2. pest, nudnik (nudnick)
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水虫 みずむし
mizumushi
  1. noun athlete's foot
  2. usually kana water boatman (esp. species Hesperocorixa distanti)
  3. usually kana Asellus hilgendorfi (species of aquatic sowbug)
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苦虫 にがむし
nigamushi
noun making a sour face (as if having consumed a bitter bug)
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殺虫 さっちゅう
sacchuu
noun auxillary suru verb killing insects or pests
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防虫 ぼうちゅう
bouchuu
noun auxillary suru verb protection from insects, insect repellence
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成虫 せいちゅう
seichuu
noun no-adjective imago, adult (insect)
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虫食い むしくい
mushikui
  1. noun worm-eaten, moth-eaten
  2. usually kana leaf warbler (any bird of genus Phylloscopus)
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虫垂炎 ちゅうすいえん
chuusuien
noun appendicitis
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防虫剤 ぼうちゅうざい
bouchuuzai
noun insect repellent
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病虫害 びょうちゅうがい
byouchuugai
noun (crop) damage from disease and harmful insects
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虫食む むしばむ
mushibamu
  1. Godan-mu verb intransitive verb to be worm-eaten, to be eaten by worms
  2. to affect adversely, to spoil, to ruin, to undermine, to gnaw at (one's heart, body, etc.), to eat into
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虫よけ むしよけ
mushiyoke
noun insecticide, insect repellent
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虫喰い むしくい
mushikui
  1. noun worm-eaten, moth-eaten
  2. usually kana leaf warbler (any bird of genus Phylloscopus)
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ランブル鞭毛虫 ランブルべんもうちゅう
ranburubenmouchuu
noun giardia (flagellate protozoan)
ランブル鞭毛虫症 ランブルべんもうちゅうしょう
ranburubenmouchuushou
noun giardiasis
芋虫 いもむし
imomushi
noun hornworm (caterpillar of a hawk moth), (hairless) caterpillar
いも虫 いもむし
imomushi
noun hornworm (caterpillar of a hawk moth), (hairless) caterpillar
益虫 えきちゅう
ekichuu
noun useful insect
円虫類 えんちゅうるい
enchuurui
noun round worms
夏虫 なつむし
natsumushi
noun summer insect, summer insects
回虫 かいちゅう
kaichuu
noun no-adjective roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), mawworm, intestinal worm
蛔虫 かいちゅう
kaichuu
noun no-adjective roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), mawworm, intestinal worm
鈎虫 こうちゅう
kouchuu
noun hookworm
寄生虫症 きせいちゅうしょう
kiseichuushou
noun giardiasis
泣き虫 なきむし
nakimushi
noun crybaby, blubberer
泣虫 なきむし
nakimushi
noun crybaby, blubberer
玉虫 たまむし
tamamushi
noun jewel beetle, Chrysochroa fulgidissima, insect with iridescent wings
吉丁虫 たまむし
tamamushi
noun jewel beetle, Chrysochroa fulgidissima, insect with iridescent wings
駆虫剤 くちゅうざい
kuchuuzai
noun insecticide, bug repellent
原虫 げんちゅう
genchuu
noun no-adjective protozoan
昆虫学 こんちゅうがく
konchuugaku
noun entomology, study of insects
昆虫採集 こんちゅうさいしゅう
konchuusaishuu
noun insect collecting
三葉虫 さんようちゅう
sanyouchuu
noun trilobite
仔虫 しちゅう
shichuu
noun larva
十二指腸虫 じゅうにしちょうちゅう
juunishichouchuu
noun hookworm
寄居虫 やどかり
yadokari
  1. noun usually kana hermit crab
  2. renting a house
  3. tenant
寄居虫 ごうな
gouna
  1. noun usually kana hermit crab
  2. renting a house
  3. tenant
寄居虫 かみな
kamina
  1. noun usually kana hermit crab
  2. renting a house
  3. tenant
寝台虫 しんだいむし
shindaimushi
noun bedbug
真田虫 さなだむし
sanadamushi
noun usually kana tapeworm
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