TAKOBOTO

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特急
Readings
とっきゅう
tokkyuu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 特別急行
Abbreviation
limited express (train, faster than an express)express, rapide

great hurryэкспресс (поезд)Schnellzug, Expresszug (Abk.)
Kanji
ON: トク
special

ON: キュウKUN: いそ.ぐ, いそ.ぎ
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep

Example sentences
時計がおくれていたので、私は特急にのりそこねた。Parts: 時計 (とけい), 遅れる (おくれる), ので (んで), (わたし), 特急 (とっきゅう), 乗り損ねる (のりそこねる)Comme ma montre était en retard, j'ai raté l'express.
As my watch was slow, I missed the special express.

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