TAKOBOTO

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低調
Readings
ていちょう
teichou
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
inactive, slow, sluggish, slack, low tone, undertone, dullness, (market) weaknesstiefer Ton, Flauheit, Flausein

Kanji
ON: テイKUN: ひく.い, ひく.める, ひく.まる
lower, short, humble

調ON: チョウKUN: しら.べる, しら.べ, ととの.う, ととの.える
tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate

Example sentences
今の太陽の活動は低調ですが、それでも時々大きな黒点が現れます。Parts: (いま), 太陽 (たいよう), 活動 (かつどう), 低調 (ていちょう), 其れでも (それでも), 時々 (ときどき), 大きな (おおきな), 黒点 (こくてん), 現れる (あらわれる)Le soleil est actuellement en période de faible activité mais néanmoins de larges taches solaires apparaissent de temps en temps.
The sun is currently in a period of low activity but even so large sunspots occasionally appear.

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