Japanese Dictionary

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Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Achilles tendon; calcaneal tendon
    Example sentence
    ほどアキレス腱が痛くなりアキレス腱炎といわれました About four years ago my Achilles tendon started to hurt and I was told it was Achilles tendonitis.
  • Parts of speech
    Achilles' heel; vulnerable point
    Example sentence
    ファーストうちのチームのアキレスけん The first baseman is the Achilles heel of our team.

Examples of アキレス腱, アキレスけん in a sentence

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