緊張

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See also: 紧张

Chinese[edit]

tight; nervous; strict (a measure word); (a surname); open up
trad. (緊張)
simp. (紧张)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese  (きん) (ちょう) (kinchō).

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

緊張

  1. tense; worried; stressed; nervous; anxious
    擴大緊張形勢 / 扩大紧张形势  ―  kuòdà jǐnzhāng xíngshì  ―  to escalate tensions
    什麼緊張 [MSC, trad.]
    什么紧张 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ yǒu shénme hǎo jǐnzhāng de ya? [Pinyin]
    What have I got to be worried about?
  2. intense; acute; fierce; pressing
  3. short in supply
  4. fast-paced

Noun[edit]

緊張

  1. nerves; nervousness (Classifier: )

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

緊張 (hiragana きんちょう, rōmaji 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 (intransitive, hiragana きんちょう, rōmaji kinchō)

  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: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

緊張 (ginjang) (hangeul 긴장)

  1. Hanja form? of 긴장.