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むしめむこ【娘婿】

 Kyushu (Kagoshima)

mushime muko

Definition

Noun

  1. A man who upon marriage takes his wife's surname and is therefore considered an adopted son-in-law in relation to that family.

Etymology

Cognate to the standard Japanese term むすめむこ【娘婿】 musume muko "adopted son-in-law" (literally "daughter husband" or "daughter son-in-law").

Notes

Traditionally, women take on the name of their husbands in Japan.

意味:むすめむこ【娘婿】、むこようし【婿養子】

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