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sex; nature; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
 
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

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

性交

  1. sexual intercourse; sex; coitus; copulation

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

/seikau//seikɔː//seːkoː/

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

性交 (hiragana せいこう, rōmaji seikō, historical hiragana せいかう)

  1. 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

性交する (suru conjugation, hiragana せいこうする, rōmaji seikō suru, historical hiragana せいかうする)

  1. to have sex, to copulate

Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 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).