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新幹線
Readings
しんかんせん
shinkansen
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
bullet train (very high speed), Shinkansenshinkansen, train à grande vitesse japonaisShinkansen, japanischer Hochgeschwindigkeitszug (wörtl. neue Stammstrecke“; elektrisch betriebenes, normalspuriges Eisenbahnfernschnellnetz in Japan)

Kanji
ON: シンKUN: あたら.しい, あら.た, あら-, にい-
new

ON: カンKUN: みき
tree trunk

ON: センKUN: すじ
line, track

Example sentences
新しい新幹線の速いこと!Parts: 新しい (あたらしい), 新幹線 (しんかんせん), 早い (はやい), (こと)How fast the new Shinkansen goes!

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