立ち往生

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

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Noun[edit]

立ち往生 (hiragana たちおうじょう, romaji tachiōjō)

  1. bringing to a stop, bringing to a standstill, stranding, being stalled

Verb[edit]

立ち往生 + する (hiragana たちおうじょうする, romaji tachiōjō suru)

  1. bring to a stop, bring to a standstill, strand, be stalled, be stuck
    • 2011, NHK News:
      池袋 (いけぶくろ)所沢 (しょざわ) (あいだ)電車 (でんしゃ)運転 (うんてん)できなくなっており、一部 (いちぶ)区間 (くかん)では電車 (でんしゃ) ()往生 (おうじょう)しています。
      ikebukuro to shozawa no aida de densha o unten dekinakunatte ori, ichibu kukan de wa densha ga tachiōjō shiteimasu.
      Trains became unable to run in the interval between Ikebukuro and Shozawa, and trains in one part of that area have been stranded.

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