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根負け Beat & Worn Out

根負け

BEAT & WORN OUT



The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate
| A = Advanced

根負け
kon make

BEAT & WORN OUT

kon root

make(ru) to lose, defeat, to bear (a burden)




大根 dai kon – Japanese radish [B]

屋根 ya ne – roof, housetop [B]
勝負 shou bu – match, game, contest [I]
負んぶ on bu – carrying someone on one’s back (piggy back ridding | usually written in hiragana) [onbu shite. – give me a piggy-back-ride!] [I]

Perceiving the order of things to be in reverse, the victor joyously danced before humbled.


SUGGESTED USAGE:

ゴジラは熊のプーさんの熱心さに根負けした。
gojira wa kuma no pu- san no nesshin sa ni konmake shita.

Godzilla, perceiving Winnie the Poohs unbounded courage, admitted defeat.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

ゴジラ gojira – Godzilla The Japanese gojira comes from gorira (gorilla) and kujira (whale)

熊のプーさん kuma no pu-san – Winnie the Pooh in Japanese!

no – possessive particle
熱心さ nesshin sa – level of earnestness nesshin means eager, hard willed… & sa shows level or degree of…)
ni – particle showing the nesshinsa caused the defeat

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