人身攻撃

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
しん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: S
げき
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 人身 (じんしん) (jinshin, personal) and 攻撃 (こうげき) (kōgeki, attack).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dʑiɴɕiɴ koːɡeki]

Noun[edit]

人身攻撃 (hiragana じんしんこうげき, romaji jinshin kōgeki)

  1. criticism of a person due to their personal traits or private lifestyle; an ad hominem argument