Definition of 腋

  • armpit
  • side

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エキ
  • セキ
  • わき

Popular Words With This Kanji

脇, 腋, 掖, わき

armpit, under one's arm, side, flank, beside, close to, near, by, aside, to the side, away, out of the way, off-track, off-topic, deuteragonist, supporting role, second verse (in a linked series of poems)

腋毛, 脇毛, わきげ

underarm hair

脇の下, わきの下, 腋の下, わきのした

armpit, axilla

腋下, 腋窩, えきか

armpit

腋下, 腋窩, えきか

armpit

脇明け, 腋明け, わきあけ

robe worn by military officials with a round collar, unstitched open sides, and no wrapped fabric along the bottom, small opening in the side of traditional Japanese clothing (where the sleeve meets the bodice, below the armpit), clothing with such an opening (usu. worn by women or children)

千金の裘は一狐の腋に非ず, せんきんのきゅうはいっこのえきにあらず

an expensive fur coat will not be made with a single fox alone, to rule a country requires many great men

腋窩動脈, えきかどうみゃく

axillary artery, arteria axillaris

腋臭, わきが

body odor (odour), abnormal underarm odor (odour)

闕腋の袍, けってきのほう

robe worn by military officials with a round collar, unstitched open sides and no ran


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