夭折

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Chinese[edit]

tender; gentle; to die prematurely
 
tenth (in price); to break; to fold; to turn; broken (as of rope, stick)
simp. and trad.
(夭折)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: jiu1 zit3 - common variant.

Verb[edit]

夭折

  1. to die young
  2. (figuratively) to come to a premature end; to be short-lived; to be aborted prematurely

Synonyms[edit]

  • (die young):
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Hyōgaiji
せつ
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 夭折.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

夭折 (hiragana ようせつ, rōmaji yōsetsu)

  1. a premature death, dying while still young

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

夭折する (hiragana ようせつする, rōmaji yōsetsu suru)

  1. to die prematurely, to die while still young

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

夭折 (yojeol) (hangeul 요절)

  1. Hanja form? of 요절 (premature death).