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足踏み足ぶみ
Readings
あしぶみ
ashibumi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
stepping, stamping, marking time (for a soldier)marquer le pas (?), pas

standstill, stalemateStampfen, Schlagen des Taktes mit den Füßen, Stillstand, Stockung, Auf-der-Stelle-Treten
Kanji
ON: ソクKUN: あし, た.りる, た.る, た.す
leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear

ON: トウKUN: ふ.む, ふ.まえる
step, trample, carry through, appraise, evade payment

ON: ソクKUN: あし, た.りる, た.る, た.す
leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear

Example sentences
兵士たちは足踏みをしていた。Parts: 兵士 (へいし), (たち), 足踏み (あしぶみ)The soldiers were marking time.

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