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  • かき kaki

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  • noun
    kaki, Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki)

    Japanese Autumm vocabulary

    Japanese seasonal words for autumn

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    Japanese Autumm vocabulary

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    • 9 strokes

      persimmon

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    • Japanese sentence

      春、カキの新芽がふき出したころのことを思うとすばらしい。 

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      It is wonderful to think of Spring, when the new buds of the persimmon burst forth.

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    • こけら kokera

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    • noun
      chopped wood, wood chips
      • abbreviation
        thin shingles
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      • 9 strokes

        persimmon