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Kanji in this term
はん
Grade: 3
たい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

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NounEdit

反対 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 反對, hiragana はんたい, rōmaji hantai)

  1. opposition; disagreement; defiance
    反対 (はんたい)意味 (いみ)
    Hantai no imi.
    The opposite meaning.
    もちろん、戦争 (せんそう)には反対 (はんたい)だ。
    Mochiron, sensō ni wa hantai da.
    Of course I'm against the war.
    暴力 (ぼうりょく)反対 (はんたい)
    Bōryoku hantai.
    An opposition to violence.
    • 2008 April 20 [Mar 31 2008], Himaruya, Hidekaz, “Meeting of the World”, in Axis Powers ヘタリア [Axis Powers Hetalia], volume 1 (fiction), 3rd edition, Tokyo: Gentosha, →ISBN:
      俺は反対だ!そんな現実味のない案賛成できるか!それとlearnedって言うな!何だよlearnedってlearntだバカ!
      Ore wa hantai da! Sonna genjitsumi no nai an sansei dekiru ka! Sore to learnedtte iu na! Nan da yo learnedtte learnt da baka!
      I disagree! Who would approve such a nonsensical idea⁉ And stop saying ‘learned’! It’s ‘learnt’, not ‘learned’, you bloody wanker!
    • 2008 April 20 [Mar 31 2008], Himaruya, Hidekaz, “Meeting of the World”, in Axis Powers ヘタリア [Axis Powers Hetalia], volume 1 (fiction), 3rd edition, Tokyo: Gentosha, →ISBN:
      じゃあ お兄さんはアメリカとイギリスに反対ってことで。
      どっちだよ!
      Jā onī-san wa Amerika to Igirisu ni hantaitte koto de.
      Dotchi da yo!
      Then I, as big brother, disagree with America and UK.
      You can’t disagree with both.

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VerbEdit

反対する (suru conjugation, hiragana はんたいする, rōmaji hantai suru)

  1. to be opposite to
  2. to oppose to; to object to

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.