hentai

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See also: Hentai, hantai, and hontai

English[edit]

 hentai on Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Semantic shift from Japanese 変態(へんたい) (hentai, pervert), short for 変態性欲(へんたいせいよくしゃ) (hentai seiyoku-sha, literally person with abnormal sexual desires).

変態 (hentai) did not originate as 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

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: hentai
  • Japanese: ヘンタイ (hentai)
  • Russian: хентай (xentaj)

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

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/, [ˈhe̞n̪t̪ɑ̝i̯]
  • 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
abessive hentaitta hentaitta
instructive hentain
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of hentai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative hentaini hentaini
accusative nom. hentaini hentaini
gen. hentaini
genitive hentaini hentaideni
hentaitteni
partitive hentaitani hentaitani
inessive hentaissani hentaissani
elative hentaistani hentaistani
illative hentaihini hentaihini
adessive hentaillani hentaillani
ablative hentailtani hentailtani
allative hentailleni hentailleni
essive hentainani hentainani
translative hentaikseni hentaikseni
abessive hentaittani hentaittani
instructive
comitative hentaineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative hentaisi hentaisi
accusative nom. hentaisi hentaisi
gen. hentaisi
genitive hentaisi hentaidesi
hentaittesi
partitive hentaitasi hentaitasi
inessive hentaissasi hentaissasi
elative hentaistasi hentaistasi
illative hentaihisi hentaihisi
adessive hentaillasi hentaillasi
ablative hentailtasi hentailtasi
allative hentaillesi hentaillesi
essive hentainasi hentainasi
translative hentaiksesi hentaiksesi
abessive hentaittasi hentaittasi
instructive
comitative hentainesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative hentaimme hentaimme
accusative nom. hentaimme hentaimme
gen. hentaimme
genitive hentaimme hentaidemme
hentaittemme
partitive hentaitamme hentaitamme
inessive hentaissamme hentaissamme
elative hentaistamme hentaistamme
illative hentaihimme hentaihimme
adessive hentaillamme hentaillamme
ablative hentailtamme hentailtamme
allative hentaillemme hentaillemme
essive hentainamme hentainamme
translative hentaiksemme hentaiksemme
abessive hentaittamme hentaittamme
instructive
comitative hentainemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative hentainne hentainne
accusative nom. hentainne hentainne
gen. hentainne
genitive hentainne hentaidenne
hentaittenne
partitive hentaitanne hentaitanne
inessive hentaissanne hentaissanne
elative hentaistanne hentaistanne
illative hentaihinne hentaihinne
adessive hentaillanne hentaillanne
ablative hentailtanne hentailtanne
allative hentaillenne hentaillenne
essive hentainanne hentainanne
translative hentaiksenne hentaiksenne
abessive hentaittanne hentaittanne
instructive
comitative hentainenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative hentainsa hentainsa
accusative nom. hentainsa hentainsa
gen. hentainsa
genitive hentainsa hentaidensa
hentaittensa
partitive hentaitaan
hentaitansa
hentaitaan
hentaitansa
inessive hentaissaan
hentaissansa
hentaissaan
hentaissansa
elative hentaistaan
hentaistansa
hentaistaan
hentaistansa
illative hentaihinsa hentaihinsa
adessive hentaillaan
hentaillansa
hentaillaan
hentaillansa
ablative hentailtaan
hentailtansa
hentailtaan
hentailtansa
allative hentailleen
hentaillensa
hentailleen
hentaillensa
essive hentainaan
hentainansa
hentainaan
hentainansa
translative hentaikseen
hentaiksensa
hentaikseen
hentaiksensa
abessive hentaittaan
hentaittansa
hentaittaan
hentaittansa
instructive
comitative hentaineen
hentainensa

French[edit]

 hentai on French Wikipedia

Pronunciation[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]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

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

Further reading[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hentai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へんたい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ヘンタイ

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: hen‧tai

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

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Noun[edit]

hentai c

  1. hentai

Declension[edit]

Declension of hentai 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative hentai hentaien
Genitive hentais hentaiens

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English hentai (sexual or pornographic anime or manga), from Japanese 変態(へんたい) (hentai, pervert), short for 変態性欲(へんたいせいよくしゃ) (hentai seiyoku-sha, literally person with abnormal sexual desires).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hen‧tai
  • IPA(key): /ˈhentaj/, [ˈhɛn.taɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

hentai (Baybayin spelling ᜑᜒᜈ᜔ᜆᜁ)

  1. hentai (sexual or pornographic anime or manga)