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Noun (futsuumeishi)
drought, dry weatherза́сухаtrockenes Wetter

ON: カンKUN: ほ.す, ほ.し-, -ぼ.し, ひ.る
dry, parch

ON: テンKUN: あまつ, あめ, あま-
heavens, sky, imperial

ON: カンKUN: ひでり
drought, dry weather

ON: テンKUN: あまつ, あめ, あま-
heavens, sky, imperial

Example sentences
農夫たちは干天のため冬作の穀物は不作だろうとなげいた。Parts: 農夫 (のうふ), (たち), 干天 (かんてん), (ため), 冬作 (ふゆさく), 穀物 (こくもつ), 不作 (ふさく), だろう (だろ), 嘆く (なげく)The farmers complained that because of the dry weather there would be a poor harvest of winter grain.

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