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Readings
ほし
hoshi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
star, any light-emitting (or reflecting) heavenly body (except for the sun and the moon)étoile

Slang
suspect (police slang)звезда́, плане́таStern, das Schwarze (einer Zielscheibe), Sternchen, Asterisk, Fleck, Verdächtiger, Verbrecher, Täter (Polizeijargon), Schicksal

Kanji
ON: セイ, ショウKUN: ほし, -ぼし
star, spot, dot, mark

Example sentences
その星は必ずしも肉眼で見えるわけではない。Parts: 其の (その), (ほし), 必ずしも (かならずしも), 肉眼 (にくがん), 見える (みえる), 訳ではない (わけではない)We cannot necessarily see the star with the naked eye.

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