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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
symbolemblème, symboleSymbol, Sinnbild, Wahrzeichen

ON: ショウ, ゾウKUN: かたど.る
elephant, pattern after, imitate, image, shape, sign (of the times)

ON: チョウ, チKUN: しるし
indications, sign, omen, symptom, collect, seek, refer to, question

Example sentences
オリーブの枝は平和を象徴する。Parts: オリーブ (オリーヴ), (えだ), 平和 (へいわ), 象徴 (しょうちょう)An olive branch symbolizes peace.
Оливковая ветвь символизирует мир.
Une branche d'olivier symbolise la paix.

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