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土壇場
どたん場
Readings

dotanba
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Idiomatic expression
last moment, eleventh hour

Noun (futsuumeishi)
orig. meaning
platform made of dirt used to perform executions (decapitations) in the Edo period

Kanjis
ON: ド, ト KUN: つち
soil, earth, ground, Turkey

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-2 FC: 4010.0


ON: ダン, タン
podium, stage, rostrum, terrace

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 4011.1


ON: ジョウ, チョウ KUN:
location, place

Stroke: 12 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-3-9 FC: 4612.2


Phrases
これは彼の土壇場だ。
Parts: 此れ (これ) (かれ) 土壇場 (どたんば)
This is his eleventh hour.

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