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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
rise of, appearance of, raising one's head, coming to power, becoming famous, (being in the) forefront, prominenceHeben des Kopfes, Erscheinen, Auftauchen, Zutagetreten, Ausüben von Einfluss

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: うてな, われ, つかさ
pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles

ON: トウ, ズ, トKUN: あたま, かしら, -がしら, かぶり
head, counter for large animals

ON: タイKUN: もた.げる
lift, raise

ON: トウ, ズ, トKUN: あたま, かしら, -がしら, かぶり
head, counter for large animals

Example sentences
ロシアはもう1つの超大国として台頭していた。Parts: 露西亜 (ロシア), もう一つ (もうひとつ), 超大国 (ちょうたいこく), として, 台頭 (たいとう)Russia had emerged as a second superpower.

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