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動植物
Readings
どうしょくぶつ
doushokubutsu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
plants and animals, flora and faunala faune et la floreTiere und Pflanzen

Kanji
ON: ドウKUN: うご.く, うご.かす
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake

ON: ショクKUN: う.える, う.わる
plant

ON: ブツ, モツKUN: もの, もの-
thing, object, matter

Example sentences
破壊の結果、毎日50種類もの野生の動植物が消滅していると見積もられている。Parts: 破壊 (はかい), 結果 (けっか), 毎日 (まいにち), 種類 (しゅるい), 野生 (やせい), 動植物 (どうしょくぶつ), 消滅 (しょうめつ), 見積もる (みつもる)It has been estimated that, as a result of the destruction, fifty species of wildlife are disappearing from the earth each day.

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