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虫干し
Readings
むしぼし
mushiboshi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
See also: 土用干し
airing of clothes, hanging scrolls, etc. (to prevent damage from insects and mould)Auslüften (z.B. von Kleidung im Sommer)

Kanji
ON: チュウ, キKUN: むし
insect, bug, temper

ON: カンKUN: ほ.す, ほ.し-, -ぼ.し, ひ.る
dry, parch

Example sentences
この種の毛布は十分に虫干ししなければならない。Parts: この種 (このしゅ), 毛布 (もうふ), 十分 (じゅうぶん), 虫干し (むしぼし), ねばならない (ねばなりません)This kind of blanket needs good airing.

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