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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
bombarding, shelling, bombardmentbombardementBeschießung, Feuerüberfall, Bombardierung, Bombardement

ON: ホウ
cannon, gun

ON: ゲキKUN: う.つ
beat, attack, defeat, conquer

Example sentences
砲撃はますます激しくなってきたので、私たち、走って地下室に降りていったのよ。Parts: 砲撃 (ほうげき), 益々 (ますます), 激しい (はげしい), 成る (なる), 来る (くる), ので (んで), 私たち (わたしたち), 走る (はしる), 地下室 (ちかしつ), 降りる (おりる), 行く (いく)The gunfire was getting worse, so we ran down to our cellar.

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