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Noun (futsuumeishi)
magnifying glass, loupeLupe, Vergrößerungsglas

ON: カク, コウKUN: ひろ.がる, ひろ.げる, ひろ.める
broaden, extend, expand, enlarge

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: おお-, おお.きい, -おお.いに
large, big

ON: キョウ, ケイKUN: かがみ
mirror, speculum, barrel-head, round rice-cake offering

Example sentences
光学の研究で彼は拡大鏡の発明をした。Parts: 光学 (こうがく), 研究 (けんきゅう), (かれ), 拡大鏡 (かくだいきょう), 発明 (はつめい)His study of optics led him to the invention of the magnifying glass.

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