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自慰

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

自慰

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

VerbEdit

自慰

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

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 自慰 (dzijH ʔweiH, literally self + console)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

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

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

ConjugationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

自慰 (jawi) (hangeul 자위)

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