Japanese Word Entry

肝試し
Kana:きもだめし
Definition: test of courage, dare
Alternative form: 肝だめし

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Chinese characters used in this word

liver, pluck, nerve, chutzpah
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄢ (gān)
Cantonese: gon1
Japanese: カン / きも
Korean:
Vietnamese: can, gan

test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: si3, si5
Japanese: シ / こころ.みる、 ため.す
Korean:
Vietnamese: thí
Variants
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