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帰巣本能
Readings
きそうほんのう
kisouhonnou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
homing instinctHeimfindevermögen, Instinkt eines Tieres, nach Hause zu finden

Kanji
ON: KUN: かえ.る, かえ.す, おく.る, とつ.ぐ
homecoming, arrive at, lead to, result in

ON: ソウKUN: す, す.くう
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den

ON: ホンKUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ON: ノウKUN: よ.く
ability, talent, skill, capacity

Example sentences
鳥には帰巣本能がある。Parts: (とり), には, 帰巣本能 (きそうほんのう), 有る (ある)Birds have a homing instinct.
Les oiseaux ont la capacité de retourner instinctivement à leur nid.

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