Japanese Word Entry

尻をたたく
Kana:しりをたたく
Romaji:shiriwotataku
Definitions:
  1. to encourage to do (something), to urge a person on, to demand action

  2. to spank, to give a spanking, to hit someone on the bottom, to beat someone's backside

Alternative form: 尻を叩く

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Chinese characters used in this word

buttocks, hips, butt, rear, end of spine, sacrum
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄠ (kāo)
Cantonese: haau1
Japanese: コウ (kou) / しり (shiri)
Korean: 고 (go)
Vietnamese: khào, cừu

strike, beat, kow tow, hit, thrash, criticize, knock, ask, kowtow, bow
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄡˋ (kòu)
Cantonese: kau3
Japanese: コウ (kou) / たた.く (tataku)、 はた.く (hataku)、 すぎ (sugi)、 たたき (tataki)
Korean: 고 (go)
Vietnamese: khấu