noun

  1. adipocere (waxy substance formed by the decomposition of corpses subjected to moisture), grave wax.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
屍蝋 しろう
死蝋 しろう
屍蠟 しろう
死蠟 しろう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

corpse
シ しかばね (Kentei Pre-1)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
death, die
シ し.ぬ (3rd, N4)
bare bone, bad, wrong
ガツ ガチ タイ (Kentei 1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
evening
ゆう セキ ゆ (1st, N4)
spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21)
ヒ さじ (Kentei 1)
wax
ロウ みつろう ろうそく (Kentei Pre-1)
insect, bug, temper
むし チュウ キ (1st, N2)
in, inside, middle
チュウ なか うち (1st, N5)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
rising stroke
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
rat, mouse, dark gray
ソ ショ ねずみ (Kentei 1)
table, table enclosure, table or windy radical (no. 16)
キ きにょう (Kentei 1)
two, two radical (no. 7)
ニ ふた ふだ (1st, N5)