What does hari-kari mean?

Definitions for hari-kariˈhɑr iˈkɑr i, ˈhær iˈkær i

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  1. hari-kari

    An incorrect but common spelling and pronunciation of hara-kiri.


  1. hari-kari(Noun)

    An alternative spelling of hara-kiri, considered to be incorrect.

  2. Origin: Corrupted from : 腹切り (Hepburn romanization: harakiri), literally "belly-cutting".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hari-kari

    an incorrect form of hara-kiri.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hari-Kari

    called also a "happy despatch," a form of suicide, now obsolete, permitted to offenders of high rank to escape the indignity of a public execution; the nature of it may be gathered from the name, "a gash in the belly."

Anagrams for hari-kari »

  1. hara-kiri, harakiri


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hari-kari in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hari-kari in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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