TAKOBOTO

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継承
Readings
けいしょう
keishou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
inheritance, succession, accessionaccession, héritage, successionNachfolge (in Bezug auf Rang, Recht, Pflicht etc.), Vererbung (in objektorientierten Programmiersprachen)

Kanji
ON: ケイKUN: つ.ぐ, まま-
inherit, succeed, continue, patch, graft (tree)

ON: ショウ, ジョウKUN: うけたまわ.る, う.ける, ささ.げる, とど.める, たす.ける, こ.らす, つい.で, すく.う
acquiesce, hear, listen to, be informed, receive

Example sentences
彼は王位を継承することになっていた。Parts: (かれ), 王位 (おうい), 継承 (けいしょう), 事になる (ことになる)He was to succeed to the throne.

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