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Noun (futsuumeishi)
small business, micro-enterprise, microenterpriseKleinbetrieb

ON: レイKUN: ぜろ, こぼ.す, こぼ.れる
zero, spill, overflow, nothing, cipher

ON: サイKUN: ほそ.い, ほそ.る, こま.か, こま.かい
dainty, get thin, taper, slender, narrow, detailed, precise

ON: KUN: くわだ.てる, たくら.む
undertake, scheme, design, attempt, plan

ON: ギョウ, ゴウKUN: わざ
business, vocation, arts, performance

Example sentences
零細企業はインフレで苦境に陥っています。Parts: 零細企業 (れいさいきぎょう), インフレ, 苦境 (くきょう), 陥る (おちいる)Small enterprises are feeling the squeeze of inflation.

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