復讐

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 復仇.
(This term, 復讐, is a variant form of 復仇.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふく
Grade: 5
しゅう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 復讎 ‎(bjuwk dzyuw, literally return + rivalry). Compare modern Mandarin reading fùchóu, Cantonese fuk6 sau4, Min Nan ho̍k-siû.

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Noun[edit]

復讐 ‎(hiragana ふくしゅう, romaji fukushū, historical hiragana ふくしう)

  1. revenge, vengeance

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Verb[edit]

復讐する ‎(hiragana ふくしゅうする, romaji fukushū suru, historical hiragana ふくしうする)

  1. to avenge oneself, to get revenge

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9