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争い, あらそい
dispute, strife, quarrel, dissension, conflict, rivalry, contest
争う, あらそう
Conjugated: 争い
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to compete, to contest, to contend
2. to quarrel, to argue, to dispute, to be at variance, to oppose
See 争えない, usu. in negative form
3. to deny (e.g. evidence)
抗う, 争う, 諍う, あらがう
Conjugated: 争い
Godan verb, Intransitive
to go against, to fight against, to oppose, to resist, to deny
言い争い, 言争い, いいあらそい
a quarrel, argument
争い, くちあらそい
Takes suru
quarreling, quarrelling
争い, みずあらそい
See 水喧嘩
dispute over water rights, dispute over the distribution of water into paddies during the summer (in rural areas)
争い好き, あらそいずき
quarrelsome, contentious
争いごと, 争い, あらそいごと
dispute, argument, contention
争い戦う, あらそいたたかう
Godan verb
to fight with, to contend with
争い怒る, あらそいいかる
Godan verb
to be angry and quarrelsome
管轄争い, かんかつあらそい
jurisdictional dispute
相続争い, そうぞくあらそい
inheritance dispute, succession dispute
権力争い, けんりょくあらそい
power struggle
政権争い, せいけんあらそい
political power struggle
醜い争い, みにくいあらそい
scandalous dispute
先陣争い, せんじんあらそい
competition (rivalry) to first (e.g. rider in a charge)
派閥争い, はばつあらそい
factional dispute, factional strife, rivalry between factions
優勝争い, ゆうしょうあらそい
championship race, struggle for victory
親権争い, しんけんあらそい
custody battle, custody dispute
覇権争い, はけんあらそい
leadership competition, power struggle
跡目争い, あとめあらそい
See 相続争い
inheritance dispute, succession dispute
争い訴える, あらそいうったえる
Ichidan verb
to accuse, to rise up in judgment against (judgement)
縄張り争い, なわばりあらそい
turf war
竜虎の争い, りゅうこのあらそい
well-matched contest, fight between a dragon and a tiger
血肉の争い, けつにくのあらそい
Expression, Idiomatic expression
family quarrel
骨肉の争い, こつにくのあらそい
Expression, Idiomatic expression
family quarrel
差し手争い, さしてあらそい
Expression, Sumo term
struggling to grab hold of one's opponent's belt with one's dominant hand
後継者争い, こうけいしゃあらそい
succession struggle, succession race
蛮触の争い, ばんしょくのあらそい
fighting over nothing, making a mountain out of a molehill
蝸角の争い, かかくのあらそい
fighting over nothing, making a mountain out of a molehill
烏鷺の争い, うろのあらそい
Expression, See 碁
game of go, playing go
鷸蚌の争い, いつぼうのあらそい
Expression, See 漁夫の利, Idiomatic expression
fight from which neither part benefits (but a third part does), a fight between the snipe and the clam (ends in the fisherman's profit)
口舌の争い, こうぜつのあらそい
war of words, quarrel, dispute
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