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Noun (futsuumeishi)
sister citiesvilles jumeléesSchwesterstadt, Partnerstadt

ON: KUN: あね, はは
elder sister

ON: マイKUN: いもうと
younger sister

ON: ト, ツKUN: みやこ
metropolis, capital

ON: KUN: いち
market, city, town

Example sentences
神戸はシアトルの姉妹都市です。Parts: 神戸 (こうべ), シアトル, 姉妹都市 (しまいとし)Kobe is a sister city of Seattle.

例えば、大阪はサンフランシスコの姉妹都市です。Parts: 例えば (たとえば), 大阪 (おおさか), サンフランシスコ (サン・フランシスコ), 姉妹都市 (しまいとし)For example, Osaka is the sister city of San Francisco.
Zum Beispiel ist Osaka die Partnerstadt von San Francisco.

姉妹都市はよき隣人と同じである。Parts: 姉妹都市 (しまいとし), 良き (よき), 隣人 (りんじん), 同じ (おなじ), であるSister cities are the same as good neighbors.

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