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本州
Readings
ほんしゅう
honshuu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Honshu (largest of the four main islands of Japan)Honshu (la plus grande des quatre principales îles du Japon)Honshū (größte der vier japanischen Hauptinseln)

Kanji
ON: ホンKUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ON: シュウ, スKUN:
state, province

Example sentences
沖縄は本州よりも中国に近いということに気付いてましたか。Parts: 沖縄 (おきなわ), 本州 (ほんしゅう), よりも, 中国 (ちゅうごく), 近い (ちかい), 言う (いう), (こと), 気付く (きづく)Sais-tu qu'Okinawa est plus près de la Chine que de Honshu ?
Are you aware that Okinawa is closer to China than to Honshu?
Ist dir bewusst, dass Okinawa näher als Honshū an China liegt?

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