hentai

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See also: Hentai, hantai, and hontai

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 変態 (hentai, pervert), short for 変態性欲 (hentai seiyoku sha, literally person with abnormal sexual desires).

変態 (hentai) is not a genre in Japanese; this is a development in English.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛn.taɪ/
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Noun[edit]

hentai (countable and uncountable, plural hentai)

  1. A work of anime or manga (or any similar medium) that contains heavily sexual or pornographic art.
    Hypernyms: anime, manga
    Hyponyms: yaoi, yuri
    Coordinate term: ecchi
    • 2019, “Hentai”, in Cry, performed by Cigarettes After Sex:
      There was a hentai video that I saw / I told you about the night that we first made love

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hentai, from Japanese 変態 (hentai).

Noun[edit]

hentai

  1. hentai; a work of anime or manga (or any similar medium) that contains heavily sexual or pornographic art

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hentai, from Japanese 変態 (hentai).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhentɑi̯/, [ˈhe̞n̪t̪ɑi̯]
  • Rhymes: -entɑi
  • Syllabification(key): hen‧tai

Noun[edit]

hentai

  1. hentai (pornographic anime or manga)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hentai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative hentai hentait
genitive hentain hentaiden
hentaitten
partitive hentaita hentaita
illative hentaihin hentaihin
singular plural
nominative hentai hentait
accusative nom. hentai hentait
gen. hentain
genitive hentain hentaiden
hentaitten
partitive hentaita hentaita
inessive hentaissa hentaissa
elative hentaista hentaista
illative hentaihin hentaihin
adessive hentailla hentailla
ablative hentailta hentailta
allative hentaille hentaille
essive hentaina hentaina
translative hentaiksi hentaiksi
instructive hentain
abessive hentaitta hentaitta
comitative hentaineen
Possessive forms of hentai (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person hentaini hentaimme
2nd person hentaisi hentainne
3rd person hentainsa

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hentai m (plural hentais)

  1. hentai (a work of anime or manga—Japanese cartoon art, respectively animated and static—that contains pornography)

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 変態(へんたい) (hentai, one who has (perverted) sexual drives to a great extent), from an abbreviation for 変態性欲 (hentai seiyoku sha, perverted person).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛn.tai̯/
  • Hyphenation: hèn‧tai

Noun[edit]

hentai (first-person possessive hentaiku, second-person possessive hentaimu, third-person possessive hentainya)

  1. A work of anime or manga (or any similar medium) that contains heavily sexual or pornographic art.

Adjective[edit]

hentai

  1. pornographic

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hentai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へんたい

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

hentai m (plural hentais)

  1. hentai (a work of anime or manga — Japanese cartoon art, respectively animated and static — that contains pornography)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hentai m (plural hentais)

  1. hentai