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自民党
Readings
じみんとう
jimintou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 自由民主党
Abbreviation
Liberal Democratic Party, LDPLiberaldemokratische Partei, LDP (Abk.)http:, www.jimin.or.jp

Kanji
ON: ジ, シKUN: みずか.ら, おの.ずから, おの.ずと
oneself

ON: ミンKUN: たみ
people, nation, subjects

ON: トウKUN: なかま, むら
party, faction, clique

Example sentences
自民党が小泉人気の尻馬に乗った。Parts: 自民党 (じみんとう), 人気 (にんき), 尻馬に乗る (しりうまにのる)The LDP rode on the wave of Koizumi's popularity.

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