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Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4
たい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

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変態 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變態, hiragana へんたい, rōmaji hentai)

  1. metamorphosis, transformation
    かぶとむしは完全 (かんぜん)変態 (へんたい)する昆虫 (こんちゅう)だ。
    Kabutomushi wa kanzen hentai suru konchū da.
    Beetles are insects with complete metamorphosis.
  2. abnormality
  3. pervert
    この変態 (へんたい)
    Kono hentai!
    You pervert!
    • 2005 November 9, Watsuki, Nobuhiro, “だい75 とつにゅう ニュートンアップルじょがくいん [Chapter 75: Breaking into the Girls’ Academy of Newton Apple]”, in ソウレンキン [Armed Alchemy], volume 9, Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 36:
      くそう  (おれ) (たち)ここでは (へん) (たい) () ()か!
      Kusō Oretachi koko de wa hentai ika ka!
      Damn it! Are you telling me we’re worse than perverts in this place⁉

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