Japanese ritual suicide, popularly known as hara-kiri. ...
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Sep·pu'ku noun Same as Hara-kiri . « Seppuku , or hara-kiri, also came into vogue.» W. E. Griffis.
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• (n.) Same as Hara-kiri.
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(`belly-cutting`), the honourable method of taking one`s own life practiced by men of the samurai (military) class in feudal Japan. The word ... [3 related articles]
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seppuku: see hara-kiri.
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either voluntary (to expiate serious failure) or obligatory suicide (instead of execution) to regain one's honor in death. A privilege reserved for the samurai class. Commonly referred to as hara-kiri.
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The ritual act of taking one's own life by using a Hara-Kiri cut to slice one's stomach open from left to right, then finishing with an upward turn. Usually accompanied by a Kaishuken, or Second, who would behead the man after to relieve suffering or if he should falter, to save honor. Usually perfo...
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==Vocabulary and etymology== Seppuku is also known as harakiri (腹切り, "cutting the belly"), a term more widely familiar outside Japan, and which is written with the same kanji as seppuku, but in reverse order with an okurigana. In Japanese, the more formal seppuku, a Chinese on`yomi reading, i...
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1) Final act for some samurais
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