TAKOBOTO

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Readings
つばめ
tsubame
つばくらめ
tsubakurame
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
つばくら
tsubakura
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
つばくろ
tsubakuro
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
ツバメ
tsubame
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martinhirondelle

barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
See also: 若い燕
younger man involved with an older womanла́сточка(alter Name für) Schwalbe, Hirundo rustica

Kanji
ON: エンKUN: つばめ, つばくら, つばくろ
swallow (bird)

Example sentences
たくさんのツバメがまもなく南からやってくる。Parts: 沢山 (たくさん), (つばめ), 間もなく (まもなく), (みなみ), から, やって来る (やってくる)Many swallows will come soon from the south.

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