自慰

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Chinese[edit]

 
from; self; oneself; since
reassure
simp. and trad.
(自慰)

Etymology[edit]

From  ("self, oneself") +  ("to console, to comfort").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

自慰

  1. self-consolation, making oneself feel better
  2. masturbation

Verb[edit]

自慰

  1. to console oneself, to make oneself feel better
  2. to masturbate

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 自慰 (dzijH ʔweiH, literally self + console)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

自慰 (hiragana じい, romaji jii, historical hiragana じゐ)

  1. self-consolation, making oneself feel better
  2. masturbation

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Verb[edit]

自慰 + する (hiragana じいする, romaji jii suru, historical hiragana じゐする)

  1. to console oneself, to make oneself feel better
  2. to masturbate

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

自慰 (jawi) (hangeul 자위)

  1. Hanja form? of 자위, “masturbation”.