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Japanese – Rachi | Yuukai

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Japanese, Kidnapping

拉致 (らち) rachi 拉 ra – kidnap; crush 致 chi – do; cause; exert; incur; engage 誘拐 (ゆうかい) yuukai 誘 yuu – entice; tempt; ask; invite; seduce 拐kai – kidnap; falsify   Relates to kidnapping Both of these Sino-Japanese terms relate to the word ‘kidnapping’ ; however, 拉致 (rachi) is closer to the meaning ‘abduction’ and誘拐 […]

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