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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
near oneself, close to one, familiarfamilier, près de soiNähe von jmdm., Vertrautheit, enge Beziehung zu jmdm

ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

ON: キン, コンKUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

Example sentences
そもそも事故の大半は熱帯雨林ではなく、身近な場所でおこるのである。Parts: (そもそも), 事故 (じこ), 大半 (たいはん), 熱帯雨林 (ねったいうりん), 身近 (みぢか), 場所 (ばしょ), 起こる (おこる), であるMost accidents, after all, happen around the corner, not in the rainforest.

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