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終止符
Readings
しゅうしふ
shuushifu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
full stop, periodPoint (.)

See also: 終止符を打つ
endPoint final, terme (mettre un -)Punkt, Schlusspunkt

Kanji
ON: シュウKUN: お.わる, -お.わる, おわ.る, お.える, つい, つい.に
end, finish

ON: KUN: と.まる, -さ.す, よ.す, -や.む, や.む, や.める, とど.まる, とど.め, とど.める, -ど.め, -と.める, と.める, -ど.まり, -さ.し
stop, halt

ON:
token, sign, mark, tally, charm

Example sentences
移住者の部落が野蛮人によって征服され、移住者の希望も生活も土壇場にきた時、長い歳月をかけての不幸とのたたかいに終止符がうたれた。Parts: 移住者 (いじゅうしゃ), 部落 (ぶらく), 野蛮人 (やばんじん), に因って (によって), 征服 (せいふく), 為れる (される), 移住者 (いじゅうしゃ), 希望 (きぼう), 生活 (せいかつ), 土壇場 (どたんば), 来る (くる), (とき), 長い (ながい), 歳月 (さいげつ), 掛ける (かける), 不幸 (ふこう), 戦い (たたかい), 終止符 (しゅうしふ), 打つ (うつ)Years of resistance to misfortune ended when the settlers' village was overcome by the savages and their hopes and lives came to the bitter end.

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