Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to fuss over; to be particular aboutUsually written using kana alone
  • こま細かいこと
  • こだわる
  • Don't split hairs.
2. to be obsessive about; to be fixated onUsually written using kana alone
  • その
  • おとこのこ男の子
  • あくまでも
  • かみのけ髪の毛
  • 伸ばす
  • こと
  • こだわった
  • The boy persisted in wearing his hair long.
3. to obstruct; to hinderUsually written using kana alone
Other forms
拘わる 【こだわる】
拘る: Irregular kanji usage. 拘わる: Irregular kanji usage.


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