絞首

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

From (hiragana こう, romaji kou, strangle) + (hiragana しゅ, romaji shu, neck).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Common accent) うしゅ [kóùshù] (Atamadaka)

Noun[edit]

絞首 (hiragana こうしゅ, romaji kōshu)

  1. strangling

Derived terms[edit]

  • 絞首刑 (こうしゅけい, koushukei): penalty by means of strangulation

Verb[edit]

絞首 + する (hiragana こうしゅする, romaji kōshu suru)

  1. strangle