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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
stiffening, rigidity, rigor, stiffness, ossification, petrificationErstarren, Erstarrung, Steifwerden, Steifheit, Verkrampftheit, Verkrampfung

ON: コウKUN: かた.い
stiff, hard

ON: チョク, ジキ, ジカKUN: ただ.ちに, なお.す, -なお.す, なお.る, なお.き, す.ぐ
straightaway, honesty, frankness, fix, repair

Example sentences
壁のまわりのバレリーナ達は筋肉が硬直しないように脚と足先を伸ばしています。Parts: (かべ), 回り (まわり), バレリーナ, (たち), 筋肉 (きんにく), 硬直 (こうちょく), ように, (あし), (あし), (さき), 伸ばす (のばす)The ballerinas around the walls are stretching their legs and feet so their muscles will not become stiff.

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