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.
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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]

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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(せいこう) (seikō (historical kana 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).

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

性交(せいこう)する (seikō surusuru (stem 性交(せいこう) (seikō shi), past 性交(せいこう)した (seikō shita), historical kana 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
  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
  • 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]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

性交

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