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Noun (futsuumeishi)
nest, rookery, breeding place, hiveantre, caverne, nid, repaire, ruche, toile (d'une araignée)

See also: 蜘蛛の巣
(spider's) webNest, Bienenkorb, Wespennest, Horst, Bau, Höhle, Schlupfwinkel, Räubernest, Räuberhöhle

ON: ソウKUN: す, す.くう
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den

ON: セイKUN: す.む
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den

Example sentences
ミツバチは、においのサンプルを巣に持ち帰ることによって食糧のありかを伝える。Parts: 蜜蜂 (みつばち), 匂い (におい), サンプル, (す), 持ち帰る (もちかえる), 事によって (ことによって), 食糧 (しょくりょう), 在り処 (ありか), 伝える (つたえる)Bees communicate the location of food by carrying odor samples back to the hive.

クモはいつも自分たちの巣を3次元に織る。Parts: 蜘蛛 (くも), 何時も (いつも), 自分 (じぶん), (たち), (す), 三次元 (さんじげん), 織る (おる)Spiders always weave their webs in three dimensions.

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