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雀斑蕎麦滓
Readings
そばかす
sobakasu
ソバカス
sobakasu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
freckles

Meaning restricted to 蕎麦滓
See also: 蕎麦殻
orig. meaning
buckwheat chaffSommersprossen

Kanji
ON: ジャク, ジャン, サク, シャクKUN: すずめ
sparrow

ON: ハンKUN: ふ, まだら
spot, blemish, speck, patches

ON: キョウKUN: そば
buckwheat

ON: バクKUN: むぎ
barley, wheat

ON: シ, サイKUN: おり, か.す
dregs, grounds

Example sentences
家では赤味がかった髪とそばかすのせいで、母が侮蔑を込めて 「にんじん」と名付け、皆にもそう呼ばせています。Parts: (いえ), 赤味がかる (あかみがかる), (かみ), 雀斑 (そばかす), の所為で (のせいで), (はは), 侮蔑 (ぶべつ), 込める (こめる), 人参 (にんじん), 名付ける (なづける), (みな), そう, 呼ぶ (よぶ)At home, because of his reddish hair and freckles, his mother scornfully named him "carrot" and had everybody else call him that.

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