Japanese Word Entry

眞っ向勝負

Simplified Japanese form: 真っ向勝負

Kana:まっこうしょうぶ
Definition: head-on fight, direct confrontation, head-to-head contest

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Chinese characters used in this word

truth, reality, Buddhist sect, real, actual, true, genuine
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄣ (zhēn)
Cantonese: zan1
Japanese: シン / ま、 まこと、 まことに
Korean:
Vietnamese: chân
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yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach, toward, direction, trend
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄤˋ (xiàng)
Cantonese: hoeng3
Japanese: コウ、 キョウ、 ショウ / む.く、 む.い、 -む.き、 む.ける、 -む.け、 む.かう、 む.かい、 む.こう、 む.こう-、 むこ、 さきに
Korean: 향, 상
Vietnamese: hướng
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victory, win, prevail, excel, be better than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng), ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: sing1, sing3
Japanese: ショウ / か.つ、 -が.ち、 まさ.る、 すぐ.れる、 たえる
Korean:
Vietnamese: thắng, thăng
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defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility, load, burden, carry
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: fu6
Japanese: フ、 ブ / ま.ける、 ま.かす、 お.う、 たのむ
Korean:
Vietnamese: phụ
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