Hentai meaning

hĕntī
A style of sexually explicit comic books, animated video, and computer games originally developed in Japan.
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Origin of hentai

  • Japanese (from hentai (seiyoku) perverted (sexual desire), sexual perversion) hen changed, transformed, strange (from Middle Chinese pian`) (also the source of Mandarin biàn change) tai appearance, attitude (from Middle Chinese thaj`) (also the source of Mandarin tài)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition