切腹

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Chinese[edit]

close to; to cut; to slice abdomen; stomach; belly
simp. and trad.
(切腹)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 切腹 (seppuku).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

切腹

  1. ritualized self-disembowelment; ritualized suicide; harakiri; seppuku

Verb[edit]

切腹

  1. to commit harakiri

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 2
ふく > ぷく
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(setsu, to cut) +‎ (fuku, belly)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

切腹 (hiragana せっぷく, rōmaji seppuku)

  1. seppuku (ritual suicide by disembowelment)
    • 2004 September 8, Sorachi, Hideaki, “だい十七くん ってなくてもったふりしてじょうのヅラ [Lesson 17: Even If You’re Not Drunk, Pretend to Be, and Snatch Your Boss’s Toupée]”, in ぎんたま [Silver Soul], volume 3 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 4-08-873653-2:
      いけェェ  (きょく) (ちょう)ォ‼
      Ikēe Kyokuchōo‼
      Gooo, Captain‼
       ()ねェ  (ふく) (ちょう)
      Shinē Fukuchō‼
      Die, Vice-Captain‼
       () (れだいま) ()ねっつったの‼ (せっ) (ぷく)だコラァ‼
      Dare da ima shinettsutta no‼ Seppuku da korā‼
      Who said die⁉ Seppuku, now‼

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

切腹する (hiragana せっぷく, rōmaji seppuku)

  1. to commit seppuku

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References[edit]

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