Meaning

Primary

Shiatsu

Alternative

Finger Pressure

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

Finger pressure is nice to have. When someone puts finger pressure on you, what kind of massage is that? It's shiatsu.

Reading

しあつ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

指圧はストレスや不安を和らげてくれます。

Shiatsu massage can help with stress and anxiety.

指圧りょう法しのかれ氏が出来たけど、お金をはらわないと指圧してくれないんです。

I got a boyfriend who is an acupressurist, but he won't give me a shiatsu massage unless I pay him.

指圧をしすぎると体に良くないこともあると言う人もいます。

Some people say that getting too many shiatsu massages isn’t good for you.

Kanji Composition