TAKOBOTO

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転倒顛倒
Readings
てんとう
tentou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
falling down, tumbling, overturning, turning over

reversing, inverting, inversion
getting upsetUmfallen, Fallen, Umstürzen, Umkehren, Umdrehen, Verlieren der Fassung
Kanji
ON: テンKUN: ころ.がる, ころ.げる, ころ.がす, ころ.ぶ, まろ.ぶ, うたた, うつ.る, くる.めく
revolve, turn around, change

ON: トウKUN: たお.れる, -だお.れ, たお.す, さかさま, さかさ, さかしま
overthrow, fall, collapse, drop, break down

ON: テンKUN: いただき, たお.れる
overturn, summit, origin

ON: トウKUN: たお.れる, -だお.れ, たお.す, さかさま, さかさ, さかしま
overthrow, fall, collapse, drop, break down

Example sentences
本末を転倒するな。Parts: 本末 (ほんまつ), 転倒 (てんとう)
そのレースでは3人も転倒した。Parts: 其の (その), レース, 三人 (さんにん), (とも), 転倒 (てんとう)No less than 3 men fell in that race.

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