double suicide

Japanese translation: 心中

08:03 Sep 20, 2011
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: double suicide
What would be a proper term for this? Pardon the subject.
Thank you.
Joyce A
Thailand
Local time: 05:38
Japanese translation:心中
Explanation:
のことでしょうか?夫婦、カップル、家族などが一緒に自殺することです。
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Akiko Sasanuma Howard (X)
New Zealand
Local time: 11:38
Grading comment
Thank you, Akiko!
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3 +2心中
Akiko Sasanuma Howard (X)


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心中


Explanation:
のことでしょうか?夫婦、カップル、家族などが一緒に自殺することです。

Akiko Sasanuma Howard (X)
New Zealand
Local time: 11:38
Native speaker of: Japanese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you, Akiko!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi, Akiko. Actually, this is just a short line in the book, but the writer wants to use the word "seppuku" for suicide. I think, from the story, it's about the suicide of two colleagues working in a laboratory. They are not committing suicide but one colleague is fed up and just uses the expression in frustration.


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agree  dazaifukid: or you can also use 合意心中 if you want to bring out the difference from a single suicide
1 hr
  -> Thank you!

agree  MariyaN (X)
8 hrs
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