佇立

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

佇立 (hiragana ちょりつ, romaji choritsu)

  1. standing still

Verb[edit]

佇立 + する (hiragana ちょりつする, romaji choritsu suru)

  1. stand still
    • 1905, Natsume Sōseki, 吾輩は猫である:
      吾輩 (わがはい)嘆賞 (たんしょう) (ねん)と、好奇 (こうき) (しん)前後 (ぜんご) (わす)れて (かれ) (まえ)佇立 (ちょりつ)して余念 (よねん)もなく (なが)めている
      wagahai wa tanshō no nen to, kōki no shin ni zengo o wasurete kare no mae ni choritsu shite yonen mo naku nagamete iru
      I was filled with admiration and wonder, and for a moment I forgot everything and stood still and gazed at him transfixed

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