Meaning

Primary

Suicide

Word Type

noun, verbal noun

Explanation

A self kill is when you kill yourself. That's suicide.

Reading

じさつ
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Patterns of Use

Common Word Combinations

  • 自殺のリスク

    suicide risk

    自殺の名所

    a place well-known for suicides

    自殺のニュース

    news of suicide

Context Sentences

自殺をしてはいけません。

You must not commit suicide.

自殺が頭によぎったら、すぐヘルプラインに電話してください。

When thoughts of suicide arise, please call a helpline for help.

フォーラムで色々な人とやりとりをするうちに、自然と自殺を思いとどまることができたという人もいました。

There are people who, through interacting with various individuals on forums, naturally refrained from suicidal thoughts.

Kanji Composition