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


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

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)
ゆう セキ ゆ (1st, N4)
spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21)
ヒ さじ (Kentei 1)
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)
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)