TAKOBOTO

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Readings
みき
miki
かん
kan
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
(tree) trunk, (arrow) shaft, (tool) handle, backbone, basetronc (d'arbre)Stamm, Hauptteil, Tätigkeit, Technik, Talent

Kanji
ON: カンKUN: みき
tree trunk

Example sentences
きつつきは、長く尖ったくちばしで、木の幹をつついて、中にいる虫を食べます。Parts: 啄木鳥 (きつつき), 長い (ながい), 尖る (とがる), (くちばし), (き), (みき), 突く (つつく), (なか), 居る (いる), (むし), 食べる (たべる)Woodpeckers peck tree trunks with their long pointed beaks and eat insects found there.

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