夭逝

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Chinese[edit]

tender; gentle; to die prematurely depart; die
simp. and trad.
(夭逝)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: jiu1 sai6 - common variant.

Verb[edit]

夭逝

  1. (literary) to die young
  2. (literary, 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
せい
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 夭逝.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

夭逝 (hiragana ようせい, rōmaji yōsei)

  1. a premature death, dying while still young

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

夭逝する (intransitive, hiragana ようせいする, rōmaji yōsei suru)

  1. to die prematurely, to die while still young

Conjugation[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

夭逝 (yoseo) (hangeul 요서)

  1. Hanja form? of 요서.