TAKOBOTO

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接近
Readings
せっきん
sekkin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
getting closer, drawing nearer, approachingapproche, rapprochement

being not much different, being near (age, skill, etc.)
becoming close (i.e. friendly), becoming intimateAnnäherung, Herannahen, Nahen, Angrenzen, Nahesein, Rapprochement, Wiederannäherung
Kanji
ON: セツ, ショウKUN: つ.ぐ
touch, contact, adjoin, piece together

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

Example sentences
飛行機はニューヨークに接近している。Parts: 飛行機 (ひこうき), ニューヨーク, 接近 (せっきん)The plane is approaching New York.
Das Flugzeug nähert sich New York.

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