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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
giving in to, giving up, surrendercéder àKapitulation, Aufgabe, Sprachlosigkeit, Verblüffung

ON: コウ, ゴKUN: お.りる, お.ろす, ふ.る, ふ.り, くだ.る, くだ.す
descend, precipitate, fall, surrender

ON: サン, シンKUN: まい.る, まい-, まじわる, みつ
nonplussed, participate, be madly in love, die, be defeated, visit, visiting, coming, going, three (in documents), take part in

Example sentences
降参するくらいなら死んだ方がましだ。Parts: 降参 (こうさん), (くらい), なら (ならば), 死ぬ (しぬ), 方がまし (ほうがまし)Je souhaiterais plutôt mourir que d'abandonner.
I would sooner die than give up.

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