夭折

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Chinese[edit]

tender; gentle; to die prematurely
 
tenth (in price); to break; to fold; to turn; broken (as of rope, stick)
simp. and trad.
(夭折)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

夭折

  1. premature death

Verb[edit]

夭折

  1. to die prematurely, to die while still young

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Hyōgaiji
せつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 夭折.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

夭折 (hiragana ようせつ, romaji yōsetsu)

  1. a premature death, dying while still young

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

夭折 + する (hiragana ようせつする, romaji yōsetsu suru)

  1. to die prematurely, to die while still young

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

夭折 (yojeol) (hangeul 요절)

  1. Hanja form? of 요절, “premature death”.