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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
working together, (husband and wife) earning a living togetherfait que deux époux travaillent ensemblegemeinsames Geldverdienen (eines Ehepaares)

ON: キョウKUN: とも, とも.に, -ども
together, both, neither, all, and, alike, with

ON: KUN: かせ.ぐ
earnings, work, earn money

Example sentences
アメリカでは多くの夫婦が収支をあわせるため共稼ぎをしている。Parts: 亜米利加 (アメリカ), 多く (おおく), 夫婦 (ふうふ), 収支 (しゅうし), 合わせる (あわせる), (ため), 共稼ぎ (ともかせぎ)Beaucoup de couples en Amérique travaillent à deux pour joindre les deux bouts.
Many couples in America both work to make ends meet.

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