TAKOBOTO

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降下
Readings
こうか
kouka
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
fall, descent, (plane) landing, (atmos.) depressionapproche (avion), atterrissage, chute, dépression (météo), descenteAbstieg, Sturz, Fall, Landung

Kanji
ON: コウ, ゴKUN: お.りる, お.ろす, ふ.る, ふ.り, くだ.る, くだ.す
descend, precipitate, fall, surrender

ON: カ, ゲKUN: した, お.ろす, くだ.さる, -くだ.す, くだ.す, くだ.り, くだ.る, さ.がる, さ.げる, もと, しも, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Example sentences
その大型機は鋭い音を立ててほとんど直角に降下した。Parts: 其の (その), 大型機 (おおがたき), 鋭い (するどい), 音を立てる (おとをたてる), 殆ど (ほとんど), 直角 (ちょっかく), 降下 (こうか)The giant plane screamed down in an almost vertical dive.

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