葛藤

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Chinese[edit]

coarse grass linen rattan; cane
trad. (葛藤)
simp. #(葛藤)

Etymology[edit]

From the tendency of the vines of kudzu and rattan to become entangled.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

葛藤

  1. (figuratively) complicated relationships; complications

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かつ > かっ
Grade: S
とう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From the tendency of the vines of (かずら, kazura, creeper) or (ふじ, fuji, wisteria) to become entangled.

Noun[edit]

葛藤 (hiragana かっとう, rōmaji kattō)

  1. conflict, complications

Verb[edit]

葛藤する (transitive, hiragana かっとうする, rōmaji kattō suru)

  1. to battle with

Conjugation[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

葛藤 (galdeung) (hangeul 갈등)

  1. Hanja form? of 갈등 (discord, conflict).