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気が張る
Readings
きがはる
kigaharu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
to strain every nerve, to feel nervousdie Nerven anspannen, angespannt sein

Kanji
ON: キ, ケKUN: いき
spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

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

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
新しい仕事で彼は気が張っていた。Parts: 新しい (あたらしい), 仕事 (しごと), (かれ), 気が張る (きがはる)He was tense with his new business.

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