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歯向かう歯向う刃向かう
Readings
はむかう
hamukau
Meanings
Godan verb with 'u' ending
intransitive verb
to strike back at, to bite back, to turn on, to rise against, to oppose, to defybraver, défier, résister, rendre un coup, s'attaquer à, s'opposer àsich widersetzen, die Stirn bieten, sich auflehnen, sich auf die Hinterbeine stellen, rebellieren, Widerstand leisten

Kanji
ON: KUN: よわい, は, よわ.い, よわい.する
tooth, cog

ON: コウKUN: む.く, むこ, む.こう-, む.こう, む.かい, む.かう, -む.け, む.ける, -む.き, む.い, むか.い
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

ON: KUN: よわい, は, よわ.い, よわい.する
tooth, cog

ON: コウKUN: む.く, むこ, む.こう-, む.こう, む.かい, む.かう, -む.け, む.ける, -む.き, む.い, むか.い
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

ON: ジン, ニンKUN: は, やいば, き.る
blade, sword, edge

ON: コウKUN: む.く, むこ, む.こう-, む.こう, む.かい, む.かう, -む.け, む.ける, -む.き, む.い, むか.い
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
ウサギでさえ、いじめられて片隅に追いつめられると、刃向かってくるだろう。Parts: (うさぎ), でさえ (ですら), 苛める (いじめる), 片隅 (かたすみ), 追い詰める (おいつめる), 刃向かう (はむかう), 来る (くる), だろう (だろ)Even a rabbit, if badgered into a corner, will fight back.

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