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hari-kari

[hahr-ee-kahr-ee, har-ee-kar-ee] /ˈhɑr iˈkɑr i, ˈhær iˈkær i/
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hara-kiri

/ˌhærəˈkɪrɪ/
noun
1.
(formerly, in Japan) ritual suicide by disembowelment with a sword when disgraced or under sentence of death Also called seppuku
Word Origin
C19: from Japanese taboo slang, from hara belly + kiri cutting

hari-kari

/ˌhærɪˈkɑːrɪ/
noun
1.
a non-Japanese variant of hara-kiri
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