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津波

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
なみ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (tsu, cove, inlet, outlet) +‎ (nami, wave).

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NounEdit

津波 (hiragana つなみ, romaji tsunami)

  1. a tsunami, a tidal wave[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  2. ^ 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.