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固唾をのむ固唾を飲む固唾を呑む
Readings
かたずをのむ
katazuwonomu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
to hold one's breath (in fear, anxiety, etc.)den Atem anhalten, mit großer Spannung erwarten

Kanji
ON: KUN: かた.める, かた.まる, かた.まり, かた.い
harden, set, clot, curdle

ON: ダ, タKUN: つば, つばき
saliva, sputum

ON: KUN: かた.める, かた.まる, かた.まり, かた.い
harden, set, clot, curdle

ON: ダ, タKUN: つば, つばき
saliva, sputum

ON: イン, オンKUN: の.む, -の.み
drink, smoke, take

ON: KUN: かた.める, かた.まる, かた.まり, かた.い
harden, set, clot, curdle

ON: ダ, タKUN: つば, つばき
saliva, sputum

ON: トン, ドンKUN: の.む
drink

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
私は興奮して固唾をのんだ。Parts: (わたし), 興奮 (こうふん), 固唾を飲む (かたずをのむ)I held my breath in excitement.
От волнения я затаил дыхание.

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