自慰

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

自慰 (hiragana じい, historical hiragana じゐ, romaji jii)

  1. self-consolation, making oneself feel better
  2. masturbation

SynonymsEdit

  • (masturbation): 手淫 (しゅいん, shuin)
  • (masturbation): 自涜 (じとく, jitoku)

VerbEdit

自慰 + する (hiragana じいする, historical hiragana じゐする, romaji jii suru)

  1. to console oneself, to make oneself feel better
  2. to masturbate

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (masturbate): 手淫 (しゅいん, shuin)
  • (masturbate): 自涜 (じとく, jitoku)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

自慰 (jawi) (hangeul 자위)

  1. Hanja form? of 자위, “masturbation”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("self, oneself") +  ("to console, to comfort").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zìwèi
Zhuyin ㄗˋ ㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /t͡sz̩⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

自慰 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zìwèi)

  1. self-consolation, making oneself feel better
  2. masturbation

VerbEdit

自慰 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zìwèi)

  1. to console oneself, to make oneself feel better
  2. to masturbate

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:43