Samurai

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Samurai

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:50 am

Hi everybody! What do you call the act of a Samurai when he uses a short sword to stab into his stomach to kill himself after he fails a mission?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Re: Samurai

Post by tony h » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:49 am

In English it is a "ritual suicide" but the Japanese word harakiri or seppuku will normally be used. Both of these mean belly cut.
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Re: Samurai

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:54 pm

tony h : Thank you very much for your answer. It's very helpful.
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