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部下
Readings
ぶか
buka
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 上司
See also: 目下, めした
subordinate personinférieur (pour un employé), subordonnéподчинённыйUntergeordneter, Untergebener, Personal

Kanji
ON: KUN: -べ
section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

ON: カ, ゲKUN: した, お.ろす, くだ.さる, -くだ.す, くだ.す, くだ.り, くだ.る, さ.がる, さ.げる, もと, しも, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Example sentences
主任は部下を意のままに支配している。Parts: 主任 (しゅにん), 部下 (ぶか), 意のままに (いのままに), 支配 (しはい)The boss controls his men at will.

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