JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
かん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

()(かん) (shikan

  1. necrophilia; sex acts with a corpse

Usage notesEdit

Usually refers to the act of sexual relations with a corpse, as 死体性愛 and 屍慾 / 死欲 refers to the attraction without a necessary sex act, however, this distinction is not always made and can be interchangeable.