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急所
Readings
きゅうしょ
kyuusho
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
vitals, tender spotpoint névralgique, point vital, talon d'Achille

key (of a problem), crux, essential point, secret
See also: 金的
Colloquialism
male crotch (as a target in fighting)vitaler Punkt, springender Punkt, wunder Punkt, Kern, Angelpunkt, empfindliche Körperstelle, edler Körperteil, jmds. schwacher Punkt

Kanji
ON: キュウKUN: いそ.ぐ, いそ.ぎ
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep

ON: ショKUN: ところ, -ところ, どころ, とこ
place

Example sentences
急所を除くすべての攻撃を認める。Parts: 急所 (きゅうしょ), 除く (のぞく), 全て (すべて), 攻撃 (こうげき), 認める (みとめる)I'm allowing all attacks except on vital organs.

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