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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
response, reply, answer, defence, defenseréplique, réponse, riposteAntwort, Erwiderung, Bescheid

ON: トウKUN: こた.える, こた.え
solution, answer

ON: ベン, ヘンKUN: わきま.える, わ.ける, はなびら, あらそ.う
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish

Example sentences
首相の答弁は玉虫色だった。Parts: 首相 (しゅしょう), 答弁 (とうべん), 玉虫色 (たまむしいろ)The prime minister's answer was equivocal.

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