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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
twig, spraybrancheZweig

ON: ショウKUN: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-
little, small

ON: KUN: えだ
bough, branch, twig, limb, counter for branches

Example sentences
こえだで火を起こせますか。Parts: 小枝 (こえだ), (ひ), 起こす (おこす)Can you build a fire with twigs?

彼は小枝を束にした。Parts: (かれ), 小枝 (こえだ), (たば)He tied the twigs into bundles.
He bound twigs in faggots.
Il attacha les branches pour former un fagot.
Er band die Zweige zu Bündeln zusammen.
He tied the small branches into a bundle.

彼はナイフでその木の小枝を切り取った。Parts: (かれ), ナイフ, 其の (その), (き), 小枝 (こえだ), 切り取る (きりとる)He cut a twig from the tree with his knife.

鳥は小枝で巣を作る。Parts: (とり), 小枝 (こえだ), (す), 作る (つくる)Birds build nests of twigs.

小枝で火はおこせますか。Parts: 小枝 (こえだ), (ひ), 起こす (おこす)
その木は大枝小枝が茂りすぎている。Parts: 其の (その), (き), 大枝 (おおえだ), 小枝 (こえだ), 茂る (しげる), 過ぎる (すぎる)The tree has too many twigs and branches.

これらの乾いた小枝はすぐ燃える。Parts: 此れ等 (これら), 乾く (かわく), 小枝 (こえだ), 直ぐ (すぐ), 燃える (もえる)These dry sticks catch fire easily.

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