誇張

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See also: 夸张

Chinese[edit]

to boast (a measure word); (a surname); open up
trad. (誇張)
simp. (夸张)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

誇張

  1. to exaggerate; to overstate
    用不著這麼誇張 [MSC, trad.]
    用不着这么夸张 [MSC, simp.]
    Yòngbùzháo zhème kuāzhāng ba! [Pinyin]
    There's no need to exaggerate it so!

Adjective[edit]

誇張

  1. exaggerated; overstated; over-the-top
    那麼誇張 / 那么夸张  ―  Méi nàme kuāzhāng ba.  ―  It can't be that over-the-top surely.
    使使誇張 [Cantonese, trad.]
    使使夸张 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Sai2 m4 sai2 gam3 kwaa1 zoeng1 aa3? [Jyutping]
    Surely you are exaggerating things!

Noun[edit]

誇張

  1. (rhetoric) exaggeration; hyperbole

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ちょう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

誇張 (hiragana こちょう, romaji kochō)

  1. exaggeration

Verb[edit]

誇張する (transitive, hiragana こちょうする, romaji kochō suru)

  1. to exaggerate

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3