戦う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4

Verb[edit]

戦う (godan conjugation, hiragana たたかう, romaji tatakau)

  1. to battle, match, war
    • 1916, 和辻哲郎, 転向:
      しかしこの (てき) (たたか)っている (あいだ)に、 (ほか) (てき)背後 (はいご) (まわ)っていた。
      shikashikonotekitotatakatteiruaidani, hokanotekigahaigohemawatteita.
      But while he was battling this enemy, another had come up behind him.
    • 1922, 寺田寅彦, 亮の追憶:
      しかし自分 (じぶん) (よわ)さと (たたか)戦士 (せんし)としては (けっ)して (よわ)くなかった。
      shikashi jibun no yowasa to tatakau senshi toshite wa kesshite yowakunakatta.
      Yet he was not a weak soldier as a soldier fighting his own weakness.
  2. contend

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