アキレス腱

JapaneseEdit

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けん
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EtymologyEdit

アキレス ‎(Akiresu, Achilles) +‎ ‎(ken, tendon).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) キレけん [àkírésúkéń] (Heiban - [0])
  • IPA(key): [a̠kiɺ̠e̞sɯ̥ᵝkẽ̞ɴ]

NounEdit

アキレス腱 ‎(hiragana and katakana アキレスけん, romaji Akiresu-ken)

  1. (anatomy) the Achilles tendon
  2. the Achilles heel (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation)

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