背水の陣

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
はい
Grade: 6
すい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: S
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
背水之陣

Etymology[edit]

From Literary Chinese [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) いすいのじ [hàísúí nó jíꜜǹ] (Nakadaka – [6])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ha̠isɨᵝi no̞ d͡ʑĩɴ]

Idiom[edit]

(はい)(すい)(じん) (haisui no jinはいすいのぢん (faisuinodin)?

  1. burning one's boats; going for broke

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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