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爪先立ちつま先立ち
Readings
つまさきだち
tsumasakidachi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 爪先立つ
standing on tiptoes

Kanji
ON: ソウKUN: つめ, つま-
claw, nail, talon

ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: リツ, リュウ, リットルKUN: た.つ, -だ.て, -た.て, たて-, た.て-, -た.てる, た.てる, た.ち-, -た.つ, -だ.てる
stand up, rise, set up, erect

ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: リツ, リュウ, リットルKUN: た.つ, -だ.て, -た.て, たて-, た.て-, -た.てる, た.てる, た.ち-, -た.つ, -だ.てる
stand up, rise, set up, erect

Example sentences
聖者は爪先立ちでガンジスを渡った。Parts: 聖者 (せいじゃ), 爪先立ち (つまさきだち), 渡る (わたる)The holy man tiptoed his way across the Ganges.

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