eww!!

(woman) + (double-duty) Same-ON
★★★★★
13 strokes

Onyomi

KEN

Mnemonic

The woman hated doing double-duty. She wanted a monogamous relationship.

Kunyomi

いや ( だ!! ) Ewww! No way!(what you say) 1/2 KANAKIDS
★★★★☆
いや*がる Use this word when telling about how a third party had a bad reaction to something: "He was like, eww!" (彼は嫌がった!)
★★★☆☆
きら*い the most common word for hate 1/2 KANA
★★★☆☆

Jukugo

機嫌(きげん)

mood ★★☆☆☆
(machine) + (eww!!) = 機嫌 (mood)

mood (bad mood: 不機嫌!)

嫌味(:いやみ)

hurtful speech ★★☆☆☆ KUNKUN
(eww!!) + (flavor) = 嫌味 (hurtful speech)

a very general term for any kind of hurtful speech - from sarcasm or snarky comments, mean-spirited arguments, to outright belligerence.

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
eww!! GIRL
modesty TALK
young lady KICK IN THE NUTS

You say eww because GIRLS are gross.

But you are modest when you TALK to them,

because young ladies will KICK YOU IN THE NUTS.

Synonyms

detest
侮る    嫌がる    憎しみ    憎らしい    卑しめる    いやしむべき 忌み嫌う    忌まわしい    卑しむ   
tease
苛める    ちゃかす ふざける 冷やかす    からかう 嫌がらせ