真っ向

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ま > まっ
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

真っ向 (hiragana まっこう, rōmaji makkō)

  1. directly opposite, right in front
    Often followed by から to mean squarely, head on, or directly.
    韓国 (かんこく) (しゅ) (けん) () (こう)から挑発 (ちょうはつ)する (こう) ()でもある。
    Kankoku no shuken ni makkō kara chōhatsu suru kōi demo aru.
    It's also an act of direct provocation against Korea's sovereignty.