Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
競争 JLPT 4
Kana Reading
きょうそう
Romaji
kyōsō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    competition; contest
    Example sentence
    明日マイル競争行われる予定です There's going to be a three-mile race tomorrow.
  • Parts of speech
    noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    to compete
    Example sentence
    彼女大食い競争一番になった。 She got first prize in the eating contest.

Examples of 競争, きょうそう in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

20 strokes

emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race

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JLPT 3

6 strokes

contend, dispute, argue

On'Yomi: ソウ

Kun'Yomi: あらそ.う, いか.でか

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