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Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
Antonym: 小部分
most part, greater part, majoritymajorité, partie principaleбольшинство́Großteil, der größte Teil, der größere Teil, Mehrheit, über fünfzig Prozent, größtenteils, zum größten Teil

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: おお-, おお.きい, -おお.いに
large, big

ON: KUN: -べ
section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

ON: ブン, フン, ブKUN: わ.ける, わ.け, わ.かれる, わ.かる, わ.かつ
part, chances, 1%, rate, know, understand, duty, one's lot, degree, share, segment, minute of time, shaku/100

Example sentences
石炭は大部分が炭素から成っている。Parts: 石炭 (せきたん), 大部分 (だいぶぶん), 炭素 (たんそ), から, 成る (なる)Le charbon est principalement constitué de carbone.
Coal consists mostly of carbon.

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