TAKOBOTO

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哀調
Readings
あいちょう
aichou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
plaintive, mournful melody, minor keytraurige Melodie, wehmütiger Ton

Kanji
ON: アイKUN: あわ.れ, あわ.れむ, かな.しい
pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize

調ON: チョウKUN: しら.べる, しら.べ, ととの.う, ととの.える
tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate

Example sentences
この歌は哀調をおびている。Parts: 此の (この), (うた), 哀調 (あいちょう), 帯びる (おびる)This song sounds sad.

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