応酬

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 5
しゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

応酬 (hiragana おうしゅう, rōmaji ōshū)

  1. retort, angry response
     (はげ)しい言葉 (ことば)応酬 (おうしゅう)があった。
    Hageshii kotoba no ōshū ga atta.
    There was an exchange of harsh words.
  2. exchange, especially an exchange of words in anger

Verb[edit]

応酬する (transitive and intransitive, hiragana おうしゅう, rōmaji ōshū)

  1. to retort
  2. to exchange

Conjugation[edit]