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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
private, civilian, civil, popular, folk, unofficialcivil, privéZivilgesellschaft, Privat…, Zivil…, Nichtregierungs…

ON: ミンKUN: たみ
people, nation, subjects

ON: カン, ケンKUN: あいだ, ま, あい
interval, space

Example sentences
合衆国では2億1600万丁もの鉄砲類が、民間の手にあるという。Parts: 合衆国 (がっしゅうこく), (おく), (まん), (ちょう), 鉄砲 (てっぽう), (るい), 民間 (みんかん), (て), 有る (ある), 言う (いう)In the U.S., as many as 216 million firearms are said to be in private hands.

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