1. a connection ((with));a relation ((to))
    • これとそれの間にはつながりはない
    • There is no connection [relation] between this and that.
    • 食物と健康の間には密接なつながりがある
    • Food is closely 「connected with [related to] health.
    • 彼とは血のつながりがある
    • I am related to him by blood./He is a relative of mine.
    • この語の意味は前後のつながりを見ないと分からない
    • I cannot understand the meaning of this word unless I see the context.
    • あの人は今度の事件とつながりがあるんだろうか
    • Is he involved in this affair?