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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
myopia, shortsightedness, nearsightednessmyopie, vue basseKurzsichtigkeit, Myopie

ON: キン, コンKUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

ON: KUN: み.る
inspection, regard as, see, look at

Example sentences
私は近視なので、あの看板に何が書いてあるか分からない。Parts: (わたし), 近視 (きんし), ので (んで), 彼の (あの), 看板 (かんばん), (なに), 書く (かく), 分かる (わかる)I am near-sighted, so I cannot make out what is written on that signboard.

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