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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
investigation (esp. in academic and scientific contexts)étude, enquêteUntersuchung und Klärung, Erforschung und Aufklärung, Ergründung

ON: キュウ, クKUN: きわ.める
research, study

ON: メイ, ミョウ, ミンKUN: あ.かり, あ.くる, あ.く, -あ.け, あ.ける, あき.らか, あか.らむ, あか.るむ, あか.るい, あ.かす
bright, light

Example sentences
われわれの宇宙はまだ生まれて間もないが、理論家たちはその最後の姿を究明することにやっきになっている。Parts: 我々 (われわれ), 宇宙 (うちゅう), 未だ (まだ), 生まれる (うまれる), 間もない (まもない), 理論家 (りろんか), (たち), 其の (その), 最後 (さいご), 姿 (すがた), 究明 (きゅうめい), (こと), 躍起 (やっき), になるAlthough our universe is still young, theorists are busy exploring its ultimate fate.

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