陣痛

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See also: 阵痛

Chinese[edit]

 
disposition of troops; short period; wave; spate; burst; spell
ache; pain; sorrow
trad. (陣痛)
simp. (阵痛)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

陣痛

  1. (medicine) intermittent pains, especially labour pains; episodic pains
  2. (figuratively) growing pains; temporary difficulties

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: S
つう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

陣痛 (hiragana じんつう, rōmaji jintsū)

  1. labor pains, pains caused by contraction

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