TAKOBOTO

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基調
Readings
きちょう
kichou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
basis, keynoteidée dominante, ton dominantTonika, Grundton, Grundgedanke, Thema, wichtigste Farbe (z.B. eines Bildes), wirtschaftliche Grundtendenz

Kanji
ON: KUN: もと, もとい
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation

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
バナーと同じ、白を基調としたデザイン。Parts: バナー, 同じ (おなじ), (しろ), 基調 (きちょう), とする, デザインLike the banner, the design was based around the colour white.

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