新幹線

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  • しんかんせん shinkansen

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  • noun
    Shinkansen, bullet train
    • Shinkansen, Japanse hogesnelheidstrein {lett. "nieuwe hoofdlijn"}
      • Shinkansen, train à grande vitesse
        • Shinkansen, japanischer Hochgeschwindigkeitszug (wörtl. neue Stammstrecke; elektrisch betriebenes, normalspuriges Eisenbahnfernschnellnetz in Japan)
          • hitri vlak šinkansen
            • tren bala, Shinkansen

              W7 series shinkansen

              新幹線 - Shinkansen, bullet trainImage W7 series shinkansen: Author: JapanDict, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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              • 13 strokes

                new

              • 13 strokes

                tree trunk, main part, talent, capability

              • 15 strokes

                line, track

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