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降伏降服
Readings
こうふく
koufuku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
capitulation, surrender, submissioncapitulation, reddition, soumissionKapitulation, Aufgabe

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: フクKUN: ふ.せる, ふ.す
prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes)

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: フク
clothing, admit, obey, discharge

Example sentences
降伏するくらいなら死んだほうが増しだ。Parts: 降伏 (こうふく), (くらい), なら (ならば), 死ぬ (しぬ), 方がまし (ほうがまし)Je préfèrerais plutôt mourir que céder.
I would rather die than yield.

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