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kamikaze

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kɒmikɒze/ - This is the standard pronunciation of the word.
  • /ˌkæməˈkaːziː/ - Many Americans mispronounce the word this way.

Etymology

From Japanese 神風 (かみかぜ (kamikaze), divine wind)).

Noun

Singular
kamikaze

Plural
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  1. An attack requiring the suicide of the one carrying it out, especially when done with an aircraft.
  2. One who makes such an attack.

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French

Etymology

From Japanese kamikaze.

Noun

kamikaze m. and f. (plural kamikazes)

  1. kamikaze

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