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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
death, mortalitydécès, mort, mortalité

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
to die, to pass awayTod, Sterben, Umkommen

ON: KUN: し.ぬ, し.に-
death, die

ON: ボウ, モウKUN: な.い, な.き-, ほろ.びる, ほろ.ぶ, ほろ.ぼす
deceased, the late, dying, perish

Example sentences
ロンドンの列車事故で多数の人が死亡。Parts: ロンドン, 列車 (れっしゃ), 事故 (じこ), 多数 (たすう), (ひと), 死亡 (しぼう)Dozens die in London train crash.

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