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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
げき
Grade: S
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

攻撃 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 攻擊, hiragana こうげき, rōmaji kōgeki)

  1. an attack
    攻撃 (こうげき)無駄 (むだ)だった。
    Kōgeki wa muda datta.
    The attack was in vain.
    • 1999 March 6, “さとりのろうじゅ [Elder Tree of Enlightenment]”, in Starter Boxスターターボックス, Konami:
      ありとあらゆる () (しき) ()使 ()して、 (さま) (ざま) (こう) (げき) (ふせ)ぐ。
      Aritoarayuru chishiki o kushi shite, samazama na kōgeki o fusegu.
      It fends off attacks with all of its knowledge.
    • 2001 June 9, Takahashi, Kazuki, “遊闘バトル213 がいなる1まい [Battle 213: The One Unexpected Card]”, in ゆうおう [King of Games], volume 24 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN:
       (ひかり) () (ふう) (けん)だと‼オレのモンスターは3ターンの (あいだ) (こう) (げき) (ふう)じられちまう‼
      Hikari no Gofūken dato‼ Ore no monsutā wa san-tān no aida kōgeki o fūjirare chimau‼
      Sealing Swords of Light‼ My monsters won’t be able to attack during the next 3 turns‼

VerbEdit

攻撃する (suru conjugation, hiragana こうげきする, rōmaji kōgeki suru)

  1. to attack
ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: S
ぎょ
Grade: S
Irregular

From Korean 공격 (攻擊, gonggyeok, “attack”), from the North Korean pop song 공격전이다 (Gonggyeokjeonida, literally It's Offensive War), which went viral in Japan and features repetition of the word.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper nounEdit

攻撃 (katakana コンギョ, rōmaji Kongyo)

  1. Short name for the North Korean pop song 공격전이다 (Gonggyeokjeonida).

VerbEdit

攻撃する (suru conjugation, katakana コンギョする, rōmaji kongyo suru)

  1. (neologism, Internet slang) Synonym of 攻撃 (kōgeki, to attack)
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN