View topic - まで出かかった in phrase Xは喉まで出かかった言葉を飲み込んだ
I'm pretty sure it's translated as "Daisuke swallowed the words in his throat".
But I'm just wondering the usage of まで出かかった here. My best guess:
Up to the throat
出 (is this read as で still? までで sounds kind of funny)
rising words that hung in the throat?
Did I deconstruct that correctly?
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A literal translation would be something like Daisuke swallowed the words that had (made it/gotten/come out) as far as his throat
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so I think the translation of that sentence is "Daisuke swallowed the words that had gone out through his throat"
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richvh wrote:出掛かる【でかかる】 hasn't made it into WWWJDIC yet, ...
I just added it:
"to just appear; to be half out; to be on the tip of one's tongue"
It will be available once an editor signs it off. The Weblio people relaod once a month.
but here's what the dictionaries at dic.yahoo.co.jp have to say:
Yes, 大辞林/大辞泉 are very comprehensive and reliable.
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