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  • on reading:
  • サイ
  • kun reading:
  • きわ
  • meaning(s):
  • occasion, side, edge, verge, dangerous, adventurous, indecent, time, when
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ひときわ conspicuously; noticeably; remarkably; still more; especially
ひけぎわ closing time
えんじょこうさい dating with compensation (payments, financial support, etc.) (sometimes euph. for teen prostitution)
おうじょうぎわ at the point of death; the time to give up
さめぎわ on the verge of waking