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下院
Readings
かいん
kain
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
lower house, lower (legislative) bodyни́жняя пала́та (парламента)Unterhaus, Repräsentantenhaus, Abgeordnetenkammer, Kongress, Bundestag

Kanji
ON: カ, ゲKUN: した, お.ろす, くだ.さる, -くだ.す, くだ.す, くだ.り, くだ.る, さ.がる, さ.げる, もと, しも, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

ON: イン
Inst., institution, temple, mansion, school

Example sentences
イギリス国会は下院と上院とに分かれている。Parts: 英吉利 (イギリス), 国会 (こっかい), 下院 (かいん), 上院 (じょういん), 分かれる (わかれる)The British Parliament is divided into the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Das britische Parlament teilt sich in das Ober- und das Unterhaus auf.

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