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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
decline, decadence, ebb tidedécadence, déclinVerfall, Rückgang, Dekadenz

ON: スイKUN: おとろ.える
decline, wane, weaken

ON: KUN: かす.か
delicate, minuteness, insignificance

Example sentences
近年多くのそれぞれの地方の伝統が衰微してきている。Parts: 近年 (きんねん), 多く (おおく), 夫れ夫れ (それぞれ), 地方 (ちほう), 伝統 (でんとう), 衰微 (すいび), 来る (くる)Many local traditions have fallen into decay in recent years.

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