緊張

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

緊張

  1. tense; worried; stressed; nervous

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: S
ちょう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

緊張 (hiragana きんちょう, romaji kinchō)

  1. physical tension, strain
  2. mental strain, nervousness
  3. tension in a relationship
  4. the contracted state of a muscle

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

緊張 + する (hiragana きんちょうする, romaji kinchō suru)

  1. be physically tense
  2. be mentally tense, be nervous
  3. for a relationship to suffer tension
  4. for a muscle to contract

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.