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踏ん張る踏んばる
Readings
ふんばる
funbaru
Meanings
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
to brace one's legs, to straddle, to stand firm, to plant oneself (somewhere), to hold out, to persistenfourcher, s'arc-bouter, se tenir solidement sur ses jambesdie Beine spreizen, fest stehen, standhalten, durchhalten, sich anstrengen

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

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

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

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
群衆に押されないよう力を入れて踏ん張った。Parts: 群衆 (ぐんしゅう), 押す (おす), (よう), 力を入れる (ちからをいれる), 踏ん張る (ふんばる)I braced myself against the crowd.

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