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  • on reading:
  • ショウ
  • kun reading:
  • meaning(s):
  • seduce, call, send for, wear, put on, ride in, buy, eat, drink, catch (cold)
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おうしょう being called to the colours (mil)
しょう call; send for; wear; put on; take (a bath); ride in; buy; eat; drink; catch (a cold)
めし summons; call
めしかえ change of clothes
せる めしよせる to call (someone) to you; to call together; to call to come