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逆転逆点
Irregular kanji
Readings
ぎゃくてん
gyakuten
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
(sudden) change, reversal, turn-around, coming from behind (baseball)changement brusque, renversement, volte-facediametrale Richtungsänderung, Umkehr, Umkehrung, Kehre, Wendung (ins Gegenteil), Wende

Kanji
ON: ギャク, ゲキKUN: さか, さか.さ, さか.らう
inverted, reverse, opposite, wicked

ON: テンKUN: ころ.がる, ころ.げる, ころ.がす, ころ.ぶ, まろ.ぶ, うたた, うつ.る, くる.めく
revolve, turn around, change

ON: ギャク, ゲキKUN: さか, さか.さ, さか.らう
inverted, reverse, opposite, wicked

ON: テンKUN: つ.ける, つ.く, た.てる, さ.す, とぼ.す, とも.す, ぼち
spot, point, mark, speck, decimal point

Example sentences
形勢は逆転した。Parts: 形勢 (けいせい), 逆転 (ぎゃくてん)Now the shoe is on the other foot.
Die Lage hat sich in ihr Gegenteil verkehrt.
Ситуация резко изменилась.

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