Origin of seppuku
Words nearby seppuku
How to use seppuku in a sentence
Now, my readers will understand that hara-kiri, or seppuku, was not a mere suicidal process.
But if you do not enjoy it, I shall commit hara kiri, or seppuku, which is the polite name.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2|Elizabeth Bisland
I was proud to stay at this "hotel" and to receive as a parting gift an old seppuku blade.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
The physical agony of "seppuku" was, therefore, very brief, lasting but a few seconds.
In thus describing the Japanese sentiment in regard to "seppuku," there is, however, some danger of misrepresenting it.