暴行

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Kanji in this term
ぼう
Grade: 5
こう
Grade: 2
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Noun[edit]

暴行 ‎(hiragana ぼうこう, romaji bōkō, historical hiragana ぼうかう)

  1. Violence, outrage, an outrage.
  2. Assault, an assault.
  3. Rape, a rape.

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Verb[edit]

暴行 + する ‎(intransitive, hiragana ぼうこうする, romaji bōkō suru, historical hiragana ぼうかうする)

  1. To use violence (on), to commit an outrage (on).
  2. To assault, to make an assault (on).
    タクシー運転手 (うんてんしゅ)暴行 (ぼうこう)するという事件 (じけん)
    takushī untenshu o bōkō suru to iu jiken
    an assault on a taxi driver
  3. To rape.

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