自慰

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

自慰 (jawi) (hangeul 자위)

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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zìwèi
Zhuyin ㄗˋ ㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /t͡sz̩⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

自慰 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zìwèi)

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

Verb[edit]

自慰 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zìwèi)

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

Synonyms[edit]