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  • ひげ hige

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  • usually written using kana alonenoun
    moustache, beard, whiskers
    • see also: 
    • in careful usage 髭 for moustache, 鬚 for beard, 髯 for (cheek) whiskers
  • whiskers (on a cat, etc.), feelers (on an insect, etc.), (chin) tuft
    • extremely short pulse appearing on an electrical signal

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      • 16 strokes

        beard, mustache

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      • Japanese sentence

        お父さんがバスルームでひげを剃っている。 

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        English translation

        My father is shaving in the bathroom.