Gikun word derived by applying Chinese-derived spelling 裸体 (“naked body”), a term which decomposes into 裸 (“naked”) + 体 (“body”), to native Japanese word はだか (hadaka, “naked”).
裸体 (hadaka) → 裸(hadaka), 裸体 (ratai)
- ^ OT, page 3:
- Adamu to sono tsuma wa futari tomo ni hadaka ni shite hajizariki
- And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.