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ChineseEdit

 
from; self; oneself; since
reassure
simp. and trad.
(自慰)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

自慰

  1. self-consolation; making oneself feel better
  2. (euphemistic) masturbation

VerbEdit

自慰

  1. to console oneself; to make oneself feel better
  2. (euphemistic) to masturbate

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 自慰(dzijH ʔweiH, literally self + console)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

自慰 ‎(hiragana じい, romaji jii, historical hiragana じゐ)

  1. self-consolation, making oneself feel better
  2. masturbation

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VerbEdit

自慰する ‎(hiragana じいする, romaji jii suru, historical hiragana じゐする)

  1. to console oneself, to make oneself feel better
  2. to masturbate

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

自慰 ‎(jawi) ‎(hangeul 자위)

  1. Hanja form? of 자위, “masturbation”.