hara-kiri Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hara-kirinoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌhær.əˈkiː.ri/
(in Japan, ​especially in the past) a ​formal way of ​killing yourself by ​cuttingopenyourstomach with a sword
(Definition of hara-kiri from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hara-kiri”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指日本旧时的)剖腹自杀…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指日本舊時的)切腹,切腹自殺…
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