TAKOBOTO

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膨張膨脹ぼう張
Readings
ぼうちょう
bouchou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
expansion, swelling, increase, growthaccroissement, augmentation, croissance, développement, dilatation, expansion, extensionAusdehnung, Expansion, Ausbreitung, Erweiterung, Zunahme

Kanji
ON: ボウKUN: ふく.らむ, ふく.れる
swell, get fat, thick

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

ON: ボウKUN: ふく.らむ, ふく.れる
swell, get fat, thick

ON: チョウKUN: は.れる, ふく.らむ, ふく.れる
dilate, distend, bulge, fill out, swell

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Example sentences
多くの天文学者は、宇宙は永遠に膨張してゆくものだと考えている。Parts: 多く (おおく), 天文学者 (てんもんがくしゃ), 宇宙 (うちゅう), 永遠 (えいえん), 膨張 (ぼうちょう), 行く (いく), (もの), 考える (かんがえる)Many astronomers assume that the universe expands infinitely.

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