絞首刑

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From 絞首 (kōshu, strangulation) +‎ (kei, penalty; sentence; punishment).

Noun[edit]

絞首刑 (hiragana こうしゅけい, rōmaji kōshukei)

  1. death penalty by strangulation, sometimes including hanging

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