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けが【怪我】

 Honshu (Standard)

kega

Definition

Noun

  1. Injury; wound; hurt
    1. あしくびのけが【足首の怪我
      ashikubi no kega
      "Ankle injury", "Sprained ankle"
  2. (Figurative) Accident; mishap; blunder; mistake
  3. (~をする, ~する) To injure oneself; to be injured; to hurt oneself; to get hurt; to have a mishap
    1. わたしはけがをした【私は怪我をした
      watashi wa kega o shita
      "I hurt myself"
    2. あしをけがした【足を怪我した
      ashi o kega shita
      "(He) injured his leg"

Etymology

Cognate to Okinawan きが kiga "injury; wound; harm; damage". The term historically stems from the root of the classical Japanese verb けがる【汚る・穢る】 kegaru "to become dirty; to become stained; to be defiled", which became けがれる【汚れる・穢れる】 kegareru (ibid.) in modern Japanese.

意味:けが【怪我】、ふしょう【負傷】、きず【傷】

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