Harakiri in brushed kanji
It is a method of self-determination to cut the belly with a dagger and die, and it is a custom unique to Japan that is also known as “Harakiri” in foreign countries. It is said to have started in the Heian period, and it was established until the Kamakura period when Bushido developed, and it was held throughout the Middle Ages and early modern times. From the idea that the human soul resides in the belly, bravely cutting the belly was the best act to carry out Bushido.
Japanese calls Seppuku.
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