切腹

  1. Harakiri

    Society Harakiri

    Harakiri (腹切り), seppuku (切腹), or jigai (自害, “suicide”) is ritual disembowelment originally reserved for the samurai, the warrior class of Japan. Priests, peasants and merchants were not allowed to commit seppuku as it was commonly believed that they were unable to tolerate the agony and pain...
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