死亡

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From  ("to die, death") +  ("to die, death; to lose").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

死亡

  1. death

Verb[edit]

死亡

  1. to die

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Sino-Xenic (死亡):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
ぼう
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

死亡 (hiragana しぼう, romaji shibō, historical hiragana しばう)

  1. death

Usage notes[edit]

Used formal situations, such as in news broadcasts to categorize states of a person as opposed to 生存 (survived), 負傷 (injured), 行方不明 (missing), 昏睡 (coma), etc. The general term for death is , and forms of 死ぬ are commonly used when talking about a death.

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Verb[edit]

死亡 + する (intransitive, hiragana しぼうする, romaji shibō suru, historical hiragana しばうする)

  1. to die

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.