死亡

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
ぼう
Grade: 6
on'yomi

NounEdit

死亡 (hiragana しぼう, historical hiragana しばう, romaji shibō)

  1. death

Usage notesEdit

Used formal situations, such as in news broadcasts to categorize states of a person as opposed to 生存 (survived), 負傷 (injured), 行方不明 (missing), 昏睡 (coma), etc. The general term for death is , and forms of 死ぬ are commonly used when talking about a death.

SynonymsEdit

  • 死去 (しきょ, shikyo)
  • 死没 (しぼつ, shibotsu)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

死亡 + する (intransitive, hiragana しぼうする, historical hiragana しばうする, romaji shibō suru)

  1. to die

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

死亡 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sǐwáng)

  1. death

VerbEdit

死亡 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sǐwáng)

  1. to die

Derived termsEdit


Min NanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

死亡 (traditional and simplified, POJ sí-bông)

  1. death

VerbEdit

死亡 (traditional and simplified, POJ sí-bông)

  1. to die
Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 08:01