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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), common rat, Norway rat

dark grey (colour, color), dark gray
secret evil-doerWanderratte, Rattus norvegicus, Dunkelgrau, untreuer Diener, der bei seinem Herrn stiehlt
ON: コウKUN: みぞ
gutter, ditch, sewer, drain, 10**32

ON: ソ, ショKUN: ねずみ, ねず
rat, mouse, dark gray

ON: ソ, ショKUN: ねずみ, ねず
rat, mouse, dark gray

Example sentences
ハツカネズミとドブネズミは異なる。Parts: 二十日鼠 (はつかねずみ), 溝鼠 (どぶねずみ), 異なる (ことなる)Mice are distinct from rats.
Les souris et les rats sont des espèces différentes.

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