Chinese edit

to bear; to stand; to endure
to bear; to stand; to endure; (passive marker); to receive
body; torso; person
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
trad. (受身)
simp. #(受身)
anagram 身受

Etymology edit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 受け身.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit


  1. (martial arts, video games) to recover from falling position

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Grade: 3

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of 受身 – see the following entry.
[noun] that which is passive (not active, but acted upon)
[noun] the passive voice
(This term, 受身, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)