性交

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Chinese[edit]

 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to -ness or -ity
 
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); to pay (money)
simp. and trad.
(性交)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

性交

  1. to have sex

Noun[edit]

性交

  1. sexual intercourse; sex; coitus; copulation

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5
こう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/seikau//seikɔː//seːkoː/

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

性交 ‎(hiragana せいこう, romaji seikō, historical hiragana せいかう)

  1. sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation

Usage notes[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

性交する ‎(hiragana せいこうする, romaji seikō suru, historical hiragana せいかうする)

  1. to have sex, to copulate

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

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]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

性交

  1. Hán tự form of tính giao, “sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation