TAKOBOTO

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誇張
Readings
こちょう
kochou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
exaggerationemphase, exagérationÜbertreibung, Prahlerei, Angeberei, Großsprecherei, Aufgeblasenheit

Kanji
ON: KUN: ほこ.る
boast, be proud, pride, triumphantly

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Example sentences
その報告ではホールの収容能力が誇張されていた。Parts: 其の (その), 報告 (ほうこく), ホール, 収容能力 (しゅうようのうりょく), 誇張 (こちょう), 為れる (される)The report exaggerated the capacity of the hall.
In dem Bericht wurde die Kapazität der Halle übertrieben.

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