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You are viewing the etymology of アキレス腱 meaning: (Noun) (anatomy) the Achilles tendon. The Achilles heel (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation).(anatomy) the Achilles tendon. The Achilles heel (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation).. You may also see other Japanese etymologies of アキレス腱.
Japanese word アキレス腱 comes from Japanese アキレス, Japanese 腱 ((anatomy) tendon.).

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アキレス Japanese (jpn) (Roman mythology) Alternative form of アキレウス (Akireusu, “Achilles”).
Japanese (jpn) (anatomy) tendon.
アキレス腱 Japanese (jpn) (anatomy) the Achilles tendon. The Achilles heel (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation).