noun, takes genitive case の

  1. negative, minus.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common

Contained Kanji Breakdown

defeat, negative, -
ま.ける お.う フ (3rd, N3)
shellfish
かい バイ (1st, N2)
eye, class, look
め モク ま- (1st, N4)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)