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細辛
Readings
さいしん
saishin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 薄葉細辛
Siebold's wild ginger (esp. its dried root or rhizome, used as an antitussive and analgesic in traditional Chinese medicine)

Kanji
ON: サイKUN: ほそ.い, ほそ.る, こま.か, こま.かい
dainty, get thin, taper, slender, narrow, detailed, precise

ON: シンKUN: から.い, つら.い, -づら.い, かのと
spicy, bitter, hot, acrid

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