TAKOBOTO

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顰蹙を買う
Readings
ひんしゅくをかう
hinshukuwokau
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'u' ending
to displease someone, to make someone disgusted, to be frowned atsich jmds. Stirnrunzeln zuziehen, abschätzig angesehen werden

Kanji
ON: ヒンKUN: ひそ.める, しか.める
scowl, raise eyebrows

ON: シュク, セキKUN: せ.まる
a tight place, scowl, approaching

ON: バイKUN: か.う
buy

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
半角カタカナをインターネット上の色んな所で使えば、いつか顰蹙をかいまくる事になるよ。Parts: 半角カタカナ (はんかくカタカナ), インターネット (インタネット), (じょう), 色んな (いろんな), (ところ), 使える (つかえる), 何時か (いつか), 顰蹙を買う (ひんしゅくをかう), 捲る (まくる), (こと), になるIf you go around the Internet, using half-width katakana in various places, eventually you're going to end up pissing off a lot of people.

Community comments
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!