Japanese Word Entry

根比べ
Kana:こんくらべ
Definition: endurance contest, test of endurance
Alternative forms: 根競べ 、 根くらべ

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Chinese characters used in this word

root, radical, head (pimple), base(d on), foundation
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄣ (gēn)
Cantonese: gan1
Japanese: コン / ね、 -ね
Korean:
Vietnamese: căn

compare, race, ratio, Philippines, to compare, liken, comparison, than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧˇ (bǐ), ㄅㄧˋ (bì), ㄆㄧˊ (pí), ㄆㄧˇ (pǐ)
Cantonese: bei2, bei6, pei4
Japanese: ヒ / くら.べる、 ならぶ、 ならべる
Korean:
Vietnamese: bỉ, bí, bì, tỉ

emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race, contend, vie, compete
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng)
Cantonese: ging3, ging6
Japanese: キョウ、 ケイ / きそ.う、 せ.る、 くら.べる
Korean:
Vietnamese: cạnh
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