TAKOBOTO

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公害
Readings
こうがい
kougai
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
See also: 汚染, おせん
pollution, public nuisance, contaminationpollutionUmweltverschmutzung, Umweltzerstörung

Kanji
ON: コウ, クKUN: おおやけ
public, prince, official, governmental

ON: ガイ
harm, injury

Example sentences
この地域に公害はない。Parts: 此の (この), 地域 (ちいき), 公害 (こうがい), 無い (ない)This district is free from environmental pollution.

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