Definition of 虱

  • lice
  • vermin

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シツ
  • しらみ

Popular Words With This Kanji

虱, 蝨, しらみ

louse (esp. a sucking louse), lice

頭虱, 頭じらみ, あたまじらみ, アタマジラミ

head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis), head lice

衣虱, ころもじらみ, コロモジラミ

body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus), body lice

着物虱, きものじらみ

body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus), body lice

虱潰し, 蝨潰し, しらみつぶし

very thorough search (for contraband, escaped convict, etc.) (lit: crushing lice), fine-tooth-comb search, exhaustive search, scouring

虱蠅, 虱蝿, しらみばえ, シラミバエ

louse fly (any fly of family Hippoboscidae)

毛ジラミ, 毛虱, けジラミ, けじらみ

crab louse (Pthirus pubis), crab lice, pubic louse, pubic lice

虱蠅, 虱蝿, しらみばえ, シラミバエ

louse fly (any fly of family Hippoboscidae)

虱潰しに, 蝨潰しに, しらみつぶしに

one by one, going over with a fine-tooth comb

木虱, 木蝨, きじらみ, キジラミ

psylla (any insect of family Psyllidae), psyllid, jumping plant louse


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