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深刻
Readings
しんこく
shinkoku
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
serious, severe, grave, acutegrave, sérieuxErnst, Ernsthaftigkeit

Kanji
ON: シンKUN: ふか.い, -ぶか.い, ふか.まる, ふか.める, み-
deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen

ON: コクKUN: きざ.む, きざ.み
engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving

Example sentences
事態は非常に深刻である。Parts: 事態 (じたい), 非常に (ひじょうに), 深刻 (しんこく), であるThe situation is very serious.

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