挑戦者

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: S
せん
Grade: 4
しゃ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

挑戦 +‎

Noun[edit]

挑戦者 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 挑戰者, hiragana ちょうせんしゃ, romaji chōsensha)

  1. challenger
    • 2006, in 囲碁年鑑 月刊碁ワールド臨時増刊号 2006 Go yearbook: Gekkan Go World special issue 2006, p88
      五連覇を目指す王立誠十段(46歳)への挑戦者は25世本因坊治勳(48歳)だった。
      ごれんぱをめざすおおりっせいじゅうだん(46さい)へのちょうせんしゃは25世ほんいんぼうちくん(48さい)だった。
      gorenpa o mezasu Ō Rissei jūdan (46 sai) e no chōsensha wa 25 sei Hon'inbō Chikun (48 sai) datta.
      The challenger to Ō Rissei Judan (age 46) who was aiming at five successive championships was the 25th Hon'inbō Chikun (age 48).