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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Maritime Self Defense Forces (Defence)Selbstverteidigungsmarine, MSDF (engl. Maritime Self-Defense Force)

ON: カイKUN: うみ
sea, ocean

ON: ジョウ, ショウ, シャンKUN: うえ, のぼ.す, のぼ.せる, のぼ.り, のぼ.る, -あ.がり, あ.がり, -あ.がる, あ.がる, -あ.げる, あ.げる, かみ, うわ-, -うえ, よ.す
above, up

ON: ジ, シKUN: みずか.ら, おの.ずから, おの.ずと

ON: エイ, エ
defense, protection

ON: タイ
regiment, party, company, squad

Example sentences
ボーイング社は海上自衛隊用の飛行艇を開発しました。Parts: ボーイング (ボウイング), (しゃ), 海上自衛隊 (かいじょうじえいたい), (よう), 飛行艇 (ひこうてい), 開発 (かいはつ)Boeing developed a flying boat for the Maritime Self-Defense Force.

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