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There are 78 total results for your challenge search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

將軍


将军

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Mandarin jiāng jun / jiang1 jun1
Taiwan chiang chün
Chinese general; high-ranking military officer; to check or checkmate; fig. to embarrass; to challenge; to put sb on the spot; Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

應戰


应战

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Mandarin yìng zhàn / ying4 zhan4
Taiwan ying chan
Chinese to take up a challenge; to face an attack and meet it

see styles
Mandarin nuò / nuo4
Taiwan no
Japanese karami / からみ    karage / からげ
Chinese (literary) to hold (in the hand); to challenge; to provoke
Japanese (place-name) Karami; (place-name) Karage

仕掛

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Japanese shikake / しかけ Japanese (1) device; contrivance; mechanism; gadget; (2) trick; trap; calculated manipulation; gambit; (3) (small) scale; half finished; (4) commencement; initiation; (5) set up; laying out; preparation; (6) challenge; attack

動搖


动摇

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Mandarin dòng yáo / dong4 yao2
Taiwan tung yao
Japanese dōyō
Chinese to sway; to waver; to rock; to rattle; to destabilize; to pose a challenge to
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

叫板

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Mandarin jiào bǎn / jiao4 ban3
Taiwan chiao pan
Chinese to signal the musicians (in Chinese opera, by prolonging a spoken word before attacking a song); (coll.) to challenge

叫陣


叫阵

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Mandarin jiào zhèn / jiao4 zhen4
Taiwan chiao chen
Chinese to challenge an opponent to a fight

命題


命题

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Mandarin mìng tí / ming4 ti2
Taiwan ming t`i / ming ti
Japanese meidai / medai / めいだい
Chinese proposition (logic, math.); to assign an essay topic
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) proposition; thesis; notion; theory; (2) problem; issue; challenge
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

忌避

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Mandarin jì bì / ji4 bi4
Taiwan chi pi
Japanese kihi / きひ
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) evasion; shirking; avoidance; (2) challenge; (taking) exception
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

応戦

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Japanese ousen / osen / おうせん Japanese (noun/participle) accepting a challenge; returning fire; fighting back; putting up a fight; responding to an attack

戰書


战书

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Mandarin zhàn shū / zhan4 shu1
Taiwan chan shu
Chinese written war challenge

挑む

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Japanese idomu / いどむ Japanese (v5m,vi) (1) to challenge; to throw down the gauntlet; to contend for; to tackle; (2) to pressure someone for sex; to woo; to make love to

挑戦

see styles
Japanese chousen / chosen / ちょうせん Japanese (noun/participle) challenge; defiance; dare; attempt; try

挑戰


挑战

see styles
Mandarin tiǎo zhàn / tiao3 zhan4
Taiwan t`iao chan / tiao chan
Chinese to challenge; challenge

搦戰


搦战

see styles
Mandarin nuò zhàn / nuo4 zhan4
Taiwan no chan
Chinese to challenge to battle

申込

see styles
Japanese moushikomi / moshikomi / もうしこみ Japanese application; entry; request; subscription; offer; proposal; overture; challenge

童趣

see styles
Mandarin tóng qù / tong2 qu4
Taiwan t`ung ch`ü / tung chü
Chinese qualities that delight children (e.g. bold colors in a picture, anthropomorphized characters in a TV show, the physical challenge of playground equipment)

肉薄

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Japanese nikuhaku / にくはく Japanese (noun/participle) come close to; closing in upon; pressing hard (on the enemy); challenge

肉迫

see styles
Japanese nikuhaku / にくはく Japanese (noun/participle) come close to; closing in upon; pressing hard (on the enemy); challenge

臨み

see styles
Japanese nozomi / のぞみ Japanese challenge; confrontation

課題

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Mandarin kè tí / ke4 ti2
Taiwan k`o t`i / ko ti
Japanese kadai / かだい
Chinese task; problem; issue
Japanese (1) subject; theme; issue; matter; (2) homework; assignment; (3) task; challenge; problem; question

難題

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Mandarin nán tí / nan2 ti2
Taiwan nan t`i / nan ti
Japanese nandai / なんだい
Chinese difficult problem
Japanese difficult problem; challenge

ウケる

see styles
Japanese ukeru / ウケる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to receive; to get; (2) to catch (e.g. a ball); (3) to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); (4) to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); (5) to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); (6) to be given (e.g. life, talent); (7) to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; (8) to face (south, etc.); (9) (linguistics terminology) to be modified by; (10) to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; (v1,vi) (11) (kana only) to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; (12) (colloquialism) (kana only) to be funny; to be humorous

享ける

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Japanese ukeru / うける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to receive; to get; (2) to catch (e.g. a ball); (3) to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); (4) to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); (5) to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); (6) to be given (e.g. life, talent); (7) to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; (8) to face (south, etc.); (9) (linguistics terminology) to be modified by; (10) to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; (v1,vi) (11) (kana only) to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; (12) (colloquialism) (kana only) to be funny; to be humorous

仕掛け

see styles
Japanese shikake / しかけ Japanese (1) device; contrivance; mechanism; gadget; (2) trick; trap; calculated manipulation; gambit; (3) (small) scale; half finished; (4) commencement; initiation; (5) set up; laying out; preparation; (6) challenge; attack

初挑戦

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Japanese hatsuchousen / hatsuchosen / はつちょうせん Japanese first challenge; first try

受ける

see styles
Japanese ukeru / うける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to receive; to get; (2) to catch (e.g. a ball); (3) to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); (4) to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); (5) to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); (6) to be given (e.g. life, talent); (7) to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; (8) to face (south, etc.); (9) (linguistics terminology) to be modified by; (10) to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; (v1,vi) (11) (kana only) to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; (12) (colloquialism) (kana only) to be funny; to be humorous

咎める

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Japanese togameru / とがめる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to blame; to reproach; to censure; to rebuke; to reprove; to find fault; to take to task; to criticize; to criticise; (2) (kana only) to question (a suspect); to challenge; (Ichidan verb) (3) (kana only) to aggravate (an injury); to be aggravated; to get inflamed; (v1,vi) (4) (kana only) (See 気が咎める) to prick (one's conscience)

承ける

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Japanese ukeru / うける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to receive; to get; (2) to catch (e.g. a ball); (3) to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); (4) to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); (5) to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); (6) to be given (e.g. life, talent); (7) to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; (8) to face (south, etc.); (9) (linguistics terminology) to be modified by; (10) to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; (v1,vi) (11) (kana only) to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; (12) (colloquialism) (kana only) to be funny; to be humorous

挑戦権

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Japanese chousenken / chosenken / ちょうせんけん Japanese right to challenge; right to make a challenge

挑戦状

see styles
Japanese chousenjou / chosenjo / ちょうせんじょう Japanese written challenge

有本錢

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Mandarin yǒu běn qián / you3 ben3 qian2
Taiwan yu pen ch`ien / yu pen chien
Chinese to be in a position to (take on a challenge, etc)

果し状

see styles
Japanese hatashijou / hatashijo / はたしじょう Japanese letter of challenge (to a duel, etc.)

決闘状

see styles
Japanese kettoujou / kettojo / けっとうじょう Japanese dueling challenge

申込み

see styles
Japanese moushikomi / moshikomi / もうしこみ Japanese application; entry; request; subscription; offer; proposal; overture; challenge

申込む

see styles
Japanese moushikomu / moshikomu / もうしこむ Japanese (transitive verb) to apply for; to make an application; to propose (marriage); to offer (mediation); to make an overture (of peace); to challenge; to lodge (objections); to request (an interview); to subscribe for; to book; to reserve

請ける

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Japanese ukeru / うける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to receive; to get; (2) to catch (e.g. a ball); (3) to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); (4) to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); (5) to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); (6) to be given (e.g. life, talent); (7) to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; (8) to face (south, etc.); (9) (linguistics terminology) to be modified by; (10) to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; (v1,vi) (11) (kana only) to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; (12) (colloquialism) (kana only) to be funny; to be humorous

驗證碼

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Mandarin yàn zhèng mǎ / yan4 zheng4 ma3
Taiwan yen cheng ma
Chinese verification code; CAPTCHA, a type of challenge-response test (computing)

やり込み

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Japanese yarikomi / やりこみ Japanese speedrun; playing through a video game for additional challenge (e.g. as quickly as possible, to obtain the highest score, without using a certain weapon, etc.)

仕かける

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Japanese shikakeru / しかける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to start; to begin; to commence; (2) to challenge; to pick (a fight); to make (war); (3) to set (traps); to plant (explosives); to lay (mines)

仕掛ける

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Japanese shikakeru / しかける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to start; to begin; to commence; (2) to challenge; to pick (a fight); to make (war); (3) to set (traps); to plant (explosives); to lay (mines)

以身試法


以身试法

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Mandarin yǐ shēn shì fǎ / yi3 shen1 shi4 fa3
Taiwan i shen shih fa
Chinese to challenge the law (idiom); to knowingly violate the law

弾き応え

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Japanese hikigotae / ひきごたえ Japanese worthiness as an opponent or challenge

提出異議


提出异议

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Mandarin tí chū yì yì / ti2 chu1 yi4 yi4
Taiwan t`i ch`u i i / ti chu i i
Chinese to disagree; to object; to differ; to challenge (a statement)

朱雲折檻

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Mandarin zhū yún zhē kǎn / zhu1 yun2 zhe1 kan3
Taiwan chu yün che k`an / chu yün che kan
Chinese Mr Zhu Yun breaks the railing (idiom); to challenge and admonish boldly

果たし状

see styles
Japanese hatashijou / hatashijo / はたしじょう Japanese letter of challenge (to a duel, etc.)

申しこむ

see styles
Japanese moushikomu / moshikomu / もうしこむ Japanese (transitive verb) to apply for; to make an application; to propose (marriage); to offer (mediation); to make an overture (of peace); to challenge; to lodge (objections); to request (an interview); to subscribe for; to book; to reserve

申し込み

see styles
Japanese moushikomi / moshikomi / もうしこみ Japanese application; entry; request; subscription; offer; proposal; overture; challenge

申し込む

see styles
Japanese moushikomu / moshikomu / もうしこむ Japanese (transitive verb) to apply for; to make an application; to propose (marriage); to offer (mediation); to make an overture (of peace); to challenge; to lodge (objections); to request (an interview); to subscribe for; to book; to reserve

相手取る

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Japanese aitedoru / あいてどる Japanese (exp,v5r,vt) to challenge (esp. in a lawsuit); to take on an opponent (in negotiations, contest, etc.)

迎接挑戰

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Mandarin yíng jiē tiǎo zhàn / ying2 jie1 tiao3 zhan4
Taiwan ying chieh t`iao chan / ying chieh tiao chan
Chinese to meet a challenge

道場破り

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Japanese doujouyaburi / dojoyaburi / どうじょうやぶり Japanese challenge another training group and defeat each member

かって出る

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Japanese kattederu / かってでる Japanese (exp,v1) to volunteer; to undertake a challenge

チャレンジ

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Japanese charenji / チャレンジ Japanese (noun/participle) (See 挑戦) self-challenge; trying hard to do something

受けて立つ

see styles
Japanese uketetatsu / うけてたつ Japanese (Godan verb with "tsu" ending) to accept somebody's challenge; to take up the gauntlet

呼び止める

see styles
Japanese yobitomeru / よびとめる Japanese (transitive verb) to challenge; to call somebody to halt

呼び留める

see styles
Japanese yobitomeru / よびとめる Japanese (transitive verb) to challenge; to call somebody to halt

喧嘩を買う

see styles
Japanese kenkaokau / けんかをかう Japanese (exp,v5u) to accept a challenge; to take up the gauntlet

戦いを挑む

see styles
Japanese tatakaioidomu / たたかいをいどむ Japanese (exp,v5m) to challenge (a person) to a fight

買って出る

see styles
Japanese kattederu / かってでる Japanese (exp,v1) to volunteer; to undertake a challenge

けんかを買う

see styles
Japanese kenkaokau / けんかをかう Japanese (exp,v5u) to accept a challenge; to take up the gauntlet

スピードラン

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Japanese supiidoran / supidoran / スピードラン Japanese speedrun; playing through a video game for additional challenge (e.g. as quickly as possible, to obtain the highest score, without using a certain weapon, etc.)

困難を極める

see styles
Japanese konnanokiwameru / こんなんをきわめる Japanese (exp,v1) to be extremely difficult; to present a major challenge

スピード・ラン

see styles
Japanese supiido ran / supido ran / スピード・ラン Japanese speedrun; playing through a video game for additional challenge (e.g. as quickly as possible, to obtain the highest score, without using a certain weapon, etc.)

困難をきわめる

see styles
Japanese konnanokiwameru / こんなんをきわめる Japanese (exp,v1) to be extremely difficult; to present a major challenge

CAPTCHA

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Japanese kyapucha / キャプチャ Japanese {comp} (from "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart") CAPTCHA; captcha; challenge-response test for distinguishing humans from machines (usu. requiring typing characters from a distorted image)

果たし状;果し状

see styles
Japanese hatashijou / hatashijo / はたしじょう Japanese letter of challenge (to a duel, etc.)

肉薄(P);肉迫

see styles
Japanese nikuhaku / にくはく Japanese (noun/participle) come close to; closing in upon; pressing hard (on the enemy); challenge

仕掛け(P);仕掛

see styles
Japanese shikake / しかけ Japanese (1) device; contrivance; mechanism; gadget; (2) trick; trap; calculated manipulation; gambit; (3) (small) scale; half finished; (4) commencement; initiation; (5) set up; laying out; preparation; (6) challenge; attack

呼び止める;呼び留める

see styles
Japanese yobitomeru / よびとめる Japanese (transitive verb) to challenge; to call somebody to halt

買って出る;かって出る

see styles
Japanese kattederu / かってでる Japanese (exp,v1) to volunteer; to undertake a challenge

仕掛ける(P);仕かける

see styles
Japanese shikakeru / しかける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to start; to begin; to commence; (2) to challenge; to pick (a fight); to make (war); (3) to set (traps); to plant (explosives); to lay (mines)

喧嘩を買う;けんかを買う

see styles
Japanese kenkaokau / けんかをかう Japanese (exp,v5u) to accept a challenge; to take up the gauntlet

スピードラン;スピード・ラン

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Japanese supiidoran;supiido ran / supidoran;supido ran / スピードラン;スピード・ラン Japanese (See やり込み・やりこみ) speedrun; playing through a video game for additional challenge (e.g. as quickly as possible, to obtain the highest score, without using a certain weapon, etc.)

困難を極める;困難をきわめる

see styles
Japanese konnanokiwameru / こんなんをきわめる Japanese (exp,v1) to be extremely difficult; to present a major challenge

申し込む(P);申込む;申しこむ

see styles
Japanese moushikomu / moshikomu / もうしこむ Japanese (transitive verb) to apply for; to make an application; to propose (marriage); to offer (mediation); to make an overture (of peace); to challenge; to lodge (objections); to request (an interview); to subscribe for; to book; to reserve

申し込み(P);申込み(P);申込(P)

see styles
Japanese moushikomi / moshikomi / もうしこみ Japanese application; entry; request; subscription; offer; proposal; overture; challenge

受ける(P);請ける(P);承ける;享ける

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Japanese ukeru(p);ukeru / うける(P);ウケる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to receive; to get; (2) to catch (e.g. a ball); (3) to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); (4) to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); (5) to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); (6) (esp. 受ける, 享ける) to be given (e.g. life, talent); (7) (esp. 受ける, 享ける) to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; (8) to face (south, etc.); (9) {ling} (esp. 受ける, 承ける) to be modified by; (10) (esp. 請ける, now primarily used in compound words) (See 請け出す・1) to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; (v1,vi) (11) (kana only) (esp. ウケる, うける) to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; (12) (colloquialism) (kana only) (esp. ウケる) to be funny; to be humorous
This page contains 78 results for "challenge" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



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Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

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