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Noun (futsuumeishi)
home area, home towndu pays, local

May take the particle 'no'
locallokal, Orts…, Lokal…, Stadt…

ON: チ, ジ
ground, earth

ON: ゲン, ガンKUN: もと
beginning, former time, origin

Example sentences
その婦人の葬式は地元の教会で行われた。Parts: 其の (その), 婦人 (ふじん), 葬式 (そうしき), 地元 (じもと), 教会 (きょうかい), 行われる (おこなわれる)The lady's funeral was held at the local church.

これらの商品の中には、地元では手に入らないものもあるかもしれない。Parts: 此れ等 (これら), 商品 (しょうひん), (なか), には, 地元 (じもと), 手に入る (てにはいる), (もの), 有る (ある), かも知れない (かもしれない)These goods may not be available locally.

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