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両院
Readings
りょういん
ryouin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
both Houses of Parliamentles deux Chambres du Parlementbeide Häuser (des Parlamentes)

Kanji
ON: リョウKUN: てる, ふたつ
both, old Japanese coin, counter for carriages (e.g., in a train), two

ON: イン
Inst., institution, temple, mansion, school

Example sentences
法案は両院を通った。Parts: 法案 (ほうあん), 両院 (りょういん), 通る (とおる)The bill passed both Houses.

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