男色

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Chinese[edit]

male
 
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(男色)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

男色

  1. male homosexuality; male homosexual sex

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
だん
Grade: 1
しょく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Middle Chinese 男色

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

男色 (hiragana だんしょく, rōmaji danshoku)

  1. male homosexuality
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 1
しょく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Middle Chinese 男色

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

男色 (hiragana なんしょく, rōmaji nanshoku)

  1. male homosexuality

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9