地獄

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地獄

  1. hell

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 地獄 (/dijH ngjowk/, literally “(under)ground prison”). Compare modern simplified Chinese 地狱 (dìyù, hell).

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地獄 (hiragana じごく, romaji jigoku)

  1. hell, Hell: an unpleasant afterworld where the souls of the wicked are punished
    地獄 (じごく) ()ちる
    jigoku ni ochiru
    to fall into hell; to go to hell

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