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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
waste, extravagancegaspillage, perteVerschwendung, Vergeudung

ON: ロウ
wandering, waves, billows, reckless, unrestrained

ON: KUN: つい.やす, つい.える
expense, cost, spend, consume, waste

Example sentences
それは確かに時間の浪費です。Parts: 其れ (それ), 確かに (たしかに), 時間 (じかん), 浪費 (ろうひ)C'est certainement une perte de temps.
It's certainly a waste of time.

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