シュウ, くさ.い, くさ.い, にお.う, にお.い

stinking, ill-smelling, suspicious looking, odor, savor, fragrance, be fragrant, stink, glow, be bright

JLPT1 G7 S9 F1760

(Shinjitai) Originally here an abbreviated form# of as described in (pair of dogs) + (nose) → dogs sniffing each other → (foul) *smell* → *reek*; *stench*. is a variant form dropping one stroke from the element, the original form remaining in derivative characters such as and .

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