屍姦

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
かん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

屍姦 (hiragana しかん, rōmaji shikan)

  1. necrophilia; sex acts with a corpse
Usage notes[edit]

Usually refers to the act of sexual relations with a corpse, as 死体性愛 and 屍慾 / 死欲 refers to the attraction without a necessary sex act, however, this distinction is not always made and can be interchangeable.