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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
つまず
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

/tumaduku/ → /tumazuku/. Compound of (tsuma, toe) and 突く (tsuku, hit), which voices due to rendaku.

VerbEdit

躓く (godan conjugation, hiragana つまずく, rōmaji tsumazuku, historical hiragana つまづく)

  1. to stumble or trip
  2. to fail partway through
    Synonyms: 蹉跌する, 挫折する

ConjugationEdit