Origin of seppuku
Examples from the Web for seppuku
Historical Examples of seppuku
Now my readers will understand that seppuku was not a mere suicidal process.
Seppuku (hara-kiri) is the mode of suicide adopted amongst Samurai when they have no alternative but to die.Tales of Old Japan
Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
Hara-kiri, or seppuku, is the term applied to suicide among the samurai class.Myths & Legends of Japan
F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
More usually the Japanese themselves speak of hara-kiri by its Chinese synonym, Seppuku.
This view of mental physiology once admitted, the syllogism of seppuku is easy to construct.
- another word for hara-kiri