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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
abbreviationсокращённое назва́ниеAbkürzung, Kurzbezeichnung

ON: リャクKUN: ほぼ, おか.す, おさ.める, はかりごと, はか.る, はぶ.く, りゃく.す, りゃく.する
abbreviation, omission, outline, shorten, capture, plunder

ON: ショウKUN: たた.える, とな.える, あ.げる, かな.う, はか.り, はか.る, ほめ.る
appellation, praise, admire, name, title, fame

Example sentences
USAはアメリカ合衆国の略称です。Parts: アメリカ合衆国 (アメリカがっしゅうこく), 略称 (りゃくしょう)
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