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Noun (futsuumeishi)
linear measure, scaleéchelle, mesure, système de mesureLängenmaß, Maßstab, Standard, Kriterium

ON: シャク
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule

ON: ド, ト, タクKUN: たび, -た.い
degrees, occurrence, time, counter for occurrences

Example sentences
金銭は価値の尺度である。Parts: 金銭 (きんせん), 価値 (かち), 尺度 (しゃくど), であるMoney is the measure of worth.

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