油断

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
だん
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Unclear, with multiple theories.

The term is not understood in other members of the Sinosphere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

油断 (hiragana ゆだん, rōmaji yudan)

  1. being unprepared

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

油断する (hiragana ゆだんする, rōmaji yudan suru)

  1. to be caught off-guard; to be unprepared
     () (だん)するな
    yudan suruna
    don't let me/them catch you off-guard; keep your guard up; stay alert

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN