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面皰
Readings
にきび
nikibi
めんぼう
menbou
ニキビ
nikibi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
pimple, acneacnéPickel, Mitesser, Akne

Kanji
ON: メン, ベンKUN: おも, おもて, つら
mask, face, features, surface

ON: ホウ, ビョウKUN: にきび
pimple

Example sentences
にきびが治りません。Parts: 面皰 (にきび), 治る (なおる)I can't get rid of my pimples.

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