性交

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Chinese[edit]

sex; nature; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
 
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); to pay (money)
simp. and trad.
(性交)
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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

性交

  1. to have sex; to have sexual intercourse

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5
こう
Grade: 2
kan’on

Etymology[edit]

/seikau//seikɔː//seːkoː/

Ultimately from Middle Chinese compound 性交 (sjengH kæw, literally sex + cross). Compare modern Hakka sin-kâu or Cantonese sing3 gaau1.

First cited to a text from 1912.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せい)(こう) (seikōせいかう (seikau)?

  1. [from 1912] sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation

Usage notes[edit]

This term is more formal and clinical than the everyday term セックス (sekkusu).

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

(せい)(こう)する (seikō suruせいかう (seikau)?suru (stem (せい)(こう) (seikō shi), past (せい)(こう)した (seikō shita))

  1. [from 1912] to have sex, to copulate
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:性交する

Usage notes[edit]

This term is more formal and clinical than the everyday term セックス (sekkusu).

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shōgaku Tosho (1988) 国語大辞典(新装版) [Unabridged Dictionary of Japanese (Revised Edition)] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

性交 (seonggyo) (hangeul 성교)

  1. Hanja form? of 성교 (sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation).

Vietnamese[edit]

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun[edit]

性交

  1. chữ Hán form of tính giao (sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation).