砲弾の餌食

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: S
だん
Grade: S

Grade: S
じき
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Phrase consisting of 砲弾 (hōdan, a cannonball; a shell) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ 餌食 (ejiki, prey; victim), calque of English cannon fodder.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

砲弾の餌食 (hiragana ほうだんのえじき, rōmaji hōdan no ejiki)

  1. cannon fodder