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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
claim, request, insistence, assertion, advocacy, emphasis, contention, opinion, tenetaffirmation, insistanceMeinung, Ansicht, Behauptung, Geltungsmachung, Beteuerung

ON: シュ, ス, シュウKUN: ぬし, おも, あるじ
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Example sentences
私たちはその重要性を主張した。Parts: 私たち (わたしたち), 其の (その), 重要性 (じゅうようせい), 主張 (しゅちょう)We insisted on its importance.

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