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ChineseEdit

coarse grass linen rattan; cane
trad. (葛藤)
simp. #(葛藤)

EtymologyEdit

From the tendency of the vines of kudzu and rattan to become entangled.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

葛藤

  1. (figuratively) complicated relationships; complications
  2. kudzu plant

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かつ > かっ
Grade: S
とう
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From the tendency of the vines of (かずら, kazura, creeper) or (ふじ, fuji, wisteria) to become entangled.

NounEdit

葛藤 (hiragana かっとう, rōmaji kattō)

  1. conflict, complications

VerbEdit

葛藤する (transitive, suru conjugation, hiragana かっとうする, rōmaji kattō suru)

  1. to battle with

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

葛藤 (galdeung) (hangeul 갈등)

  1. Hanja form? of 갈등 (discord, conflict).