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Noun (futsuumeishi)
flexibility, pliability, softness, elasticityElastizität, Flexibilität, Biegsamkeit, Gelenkigkeit, Geschmeidigkeit

ON: ジュウ, ニュウKUN: やわ.らか, やわ.らかい, やわ, やわ.ら
tender, weakness, gentleness, softness

ON: ナンKUN: やわ.らか, やわ.らかい

ON: セイ, ショウKUN: さが
sex, gender, nature

Example sentences
柔軟性の欠如は進歩の障害となる。Parts: 柔軟性 (じゅうなんせい), 欠如 (けつじょ), 進歩 (しんぽ), 障害 (しょうがい), となるLack of flexibility is an obstacle to one's progress.
Ein Mangel an Flexibilität ist ein Hindernis für Fortschritt.
Lack of flexibility is an obstacle to progress.

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