日本語

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  • にほんご nihongo
  • にっぽんご nippongo

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  • nounnoun taking the genitive case particle の
    Japanese (language)
    • see also: 
    • Applies only to にほんご
    noun
    Japanese as a second language
      • esp. as a school or university subject

    Kanji in this word

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    • 4 strokes

      day, sun, Japan, counter for days

    • 5 strokes

      book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

    • 14 strokes

      word, speech, language

    Example sentences

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    • Japanese sentence

      私は日本語で苦労している。 

      Sentence analysis
      English translation

      I have difficulty in Japanese.