体格

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
かく
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

体格 (hiragana たいかく, romaji taikaku)

  1. body shape (of a person)
    • 1930, 宮本百合子, ロンドン一九二九年:
       (ちい)さい (おとこ) () () ()いて体格 (たいかく)のいい四十 (よんじゅう)がらみの労働者 (ろうどうしゃ) (はい)って ()た。
      chīsai otoko no ko no te o hiite taikaku no ii yonjū-garami no rōdōsha ga haitte kita.
      A burly laborer of about 40 came in holding the hand of a little boy.
  2. (colloquial) body shape, especially height, shoulder width, and muscle thickness of breast and arms, of a person.

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