ChineseEdit

sex; nature; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
 
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); to pay (money)
simp. and trad.
(性交)
 
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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

性交

  1. to have sex; to have sexual intercourse

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5
こう
Grade: 2
kan’on

EtymologyEdit

/seikau//seikɔː//seːkoː/

Ultimately from Middle Chinese compound 性交 (sjengH kæw, literally sex + cross). Compare modern Hakka sin-kâu or Cantonese sing3 gaau1.

First cited to a text from 1912.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(せい)(こう) (seikōせいかう (seikau)?

  1. [from 1912] sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation

Usage notesEdit

This term is more formal and clinical than the everyday term セックス (sekkusu).

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

(せい)(こう)する (seikō suruせいかう (seikau)? suru (stem (せい)(こう) (seikō shi), past (せい)(こう)した (seikō shita))

  1. [from 1912] to have sex, to copulate
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:性交する

Usage notesEdit

This term is more formal and clinical than the everyday term セックス (sekkusu).

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

性交 (seonggyo) (hangeul 성교)

  1. Hanja form? of 성교 (sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

性交

  1. Hán tự form of tính giao (sexual intercourse, sex, coitus, copulation).