痴漢

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See also: 痴汉

Chinese[edit]

 
imbecile; sentimental; stupid; foolish; silly
Chinese; name of a dynasty; man
trad. (痴漢/癡漢) /
simp. (痴汉)

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Attestable in the Sui and Tang dynasties in the 北史 (Běishǐ, “History of the Northern Dynasties”), and in the Ming dynasty novels 西遊記西游记 (Xīyóujì, “Journey to the West”) and 金瓶梅 (Jīnpíngméi, “The Plum in the Golden Vase”).

Noun[edit]

痴漢

  1. (derogatory, literary) fool; idiot

Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese 痴漢.

Noun[edit]

痴漢

  1. groper; pervert; sexual assaulter

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
かん
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

痴漢 (hiragana ちかん, rōmaji chikan)

  1. pervert, molester, masher
  2. fool, idiot

Verb[edit]

痴漢する (hiragana ちかん, rōmaji chikan)

  1. (slang) to sexually assault
     () (かん)される
    chikan sareru
    to be sexually assaulted

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References[edit]

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