expression, Ichidan verb

Oft. in the neg..
  1. to be a good match (for), to stand a chance (against), to be able to compete (with), to hold one's own.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
太刀打ちできる たちうちできる
太刀打ち出来る たちうちできる

Contained Kanji Breakdown

plump, thick, big around
タイ ふと.い タ (2nd, N3)
large, big
ダイ おお- た (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ひと ニン ジン (1st, N5)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)
strike, hit, knock
う.つ ダ うち (3rd, N3)
hand, hand radical (no. 64)
street, ward, town
チョウ テイ チン (3rd, N1)