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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
falcon (Falconidae spp.), hawkсо́кол, я́стребFalke

ON: ヨウ, オウKUN: たか

Example sentences
その鳥は鷹の半分の大きさしかない。Parts: 其の (その), (とり), (たか), 半分 (はんぶん), 大きい (おおきい), , しか, 無い (ない)The bird was half the size of a hawk.

鳶が鷹を生む。Parts: (とび), (たか), 生む (うむ)Black hens lay white eggs.
Aus einem hässlichen Entlein wird ein stolzer Schwan.
Ein Milan gebiert einen Falken.

鷹は鋭い目を持っている。Parts: (たか), 鋭い (するどい), (め), 持つ (もつ)The hawk has piercing eyes.
Der Falke hat scharfe Augen.

一本の矢が鷹を貫通した。Parts: 一本 (いっぽん), (や), (たか), 貫通 (かんつう)An arrow passed through the hawk.

タカは空を旋回した。Parts: (たか), (そら), 旋回 (せんかい)The hawk circled round in the sky.

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