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つんとなった

zuotengdazuo

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なんだか久しぶりに誰かとまっとうな会話をしたみたいで、それだけで鼻の奥がんとなった

Hi. What does つんとなった mean? And why isn’t つんとした used here?
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Toritoribe

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It means "to have pungent/irritating feeling", and 鼻の奥がつんとなる often represents "to be about to cry/weep/sob". The meaning is the same as つんとする, つんと感じる, つんと痛い, つんと来る, etc..
 
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