どたんばdotanba

noun:

  • last moment; eleventh hour - idiom
  • platform made of dirt used to perform executions (decapitations) in the Edo period - orig. meaning

これkorehakareno土壇場dotanbada This is his eleventh hour.

Kanji definition:

DOTOつちtsuchi

soil; earth; ground; Turkey

Strokes:
3
Radical:
土 earth
SKIP:
4-3-2
UTF:
571f
JIS208:
37-58
Nanori:
tsuつくtsukuhaひじhiji
Hangul:
토 [to]두 [du]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
土地とちtochi
plot of land; lot; soil; / locality; region; place
領土りょうどryoudo
dominion; territory; possession
土曜どようdoyou
Saturday
つちtsuchi
earth; soil; dirt; clay; mud; / the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens); the ground; the land; / low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud); / (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyōdō)
国土こくどkokudo
country; territory; domain; realm

ダンDANタンTAN

podium; stage; rostrum; terrace

Strokes:
16
Radical:
土 earth
SKIP:
1-3-13
UTF:
58c7
JIS208:
35-37
Hangul:
단 [dan]
Pinyin:
tán
Stroke order:
Example words:
土壇場どたんばdotanba
last moment; eleventh hour; / platform made of dirt used to perform executions (decapitations) in the Edo period
だんdan
platform; podium; rostrum; pulpit; / (ceremonial) mound; / world (of haiku, art, etc.); (literary) circles; / mandala
花壇かだんkadan
flower bed
文壇ぶんだんbundan
literary world; literary circles
演壇えんだんendan
rostrum; platform

ジョウJOUチョウCHOUba

location; place

Strokes:
12
Radical:
土 earth
SKIP:
1-3-9
UTF:
5834
JIS208:
30-76
Hangul:
장 [jang]
Pinyin:
cháng / chǎng
Stroke order:
Example words:
市場いちばichiba
(town) market; / (the) marketplace
場所ばしょbasho
place; location; spot; position; / room; space; / basho; wrestling tournament
立場たちばtachiba
position; situation; / viewpoint; standpoint; point of view
工場こうじょうkoujou
factory; plant; mill; workshop
現場げんばgenba
actual spot; scene; scene of the crime; site; location; setting; / shop floor; factory floor; (on) site

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