hentai

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English[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; hentai), from an abbreviation for 変態性欲 (hentai seiyoku sha, perverted person), from Middle Chinese (MC pˠiᴇnH, “"change", "alter"”) + (MC tʰʌiH, “"status", "state"”). Compare Mandarin 變態变态 (biàntài, “perverted”).

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.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 変態 (hentai, one who has (perverted) sexual drives to a great extent; hentai), from an abbreviation for 変態性欲者 (hentai seiyoku sha, perverted person), from Middle Chinese (pjèn, change, alter) + (tʰòi, status, state).

Noun[edit]

hentai

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

French[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)

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 変態 (hentai, one who has (perverted) sexual drives to a great extent; hentai), from an abbreviation for 変態性欲者 (hentai seiyoku sha, perverted person), from Middle Chinese (pjèn "change", "alter") + (tʰòi "status", "state") (compare Mandarin biàntài 变态 "perverted").

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

hentai

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

Adjective[edit]

hentai

  1. pornographic

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)