Children are often punished by their parents by not allowing them to go out.

In English, we call this action grounding and the child is grounded.

Is this a similar punishment in Japan? And what is it called?


What is the term for “grounded” in the sense of a punishment?

In Japanese, we call that [外出禁止]{がいしゅつきんし}.

Is this a similar punishment in Japan?

No. In Japan parents often punish their (usually young) children by locking them out of the house.

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