Japanese Word Entry

幼兒虐殺

Simplified Japanese form: 幼児虐殺

Kana:ようじぎゃくさつ
Definition: Massacre of the Innocents, episode of infanticide by Herod that appears in the New Testament

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Chinese characters used in this word

infancy, childhood, infant, young child, immature
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄡˋ (yòu), ㄧㄠˋ (yào)
Cantonese: jau3
Japanese: ヨウ、 ユウ / おさな.い
Korean:
Vietnamese: ấu

child, young of animals, son, oneself, final part
Readings
Mandarin: ㄦˊ (ér), ㄦ (ēr), ㄋㄧˊ (ní)
Cantonese: ji4, ngai4
Japanese: ジ、 ニ、 ゲイ / こ
Korean: 아, 예
Vietnamese: nhi, nghê
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tyrannize, oppress, cruel, harsh, oppressive
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄩㄝˋ (nüè)
Cantonese: joek6
Japanese: ギャク / しいた.げる、 そこなう
Korean:
Vietnamese: ngược
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kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil, slaughter, hurt, to pare off, clip
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄚ (shā), ㄕㄞˋ (shài), ㄙㄚˋ (sà), ㄒㄧㄝˋ (xiè), ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: saai3, saat3
Japanese: サツ、 サイ、 セツ / ころ.す、 -ごろ.し、 そ.ぐ、 けずる
Korean: 살, 쇠, 쇄
Vietnamese: sát, sái, tát
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