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藻屑
Readings

mokuzu
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
scraps of seaweed

Noun (futsuumeishi)
death at sea (metaphor)

Kanjis
ON: ソウ KUN:
seaweed, duckweed

Stroke: 19 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-3-16 FC: 4419.9


ON: セツ KUN: くず, いさぎよ.い
rubbish, junk, trash, waste, scraps

Stroke: 10 SKIP: 3-3-7 FC: 7722.2


Phrases
戦艦ビスマルク号を海のもくずとするには、何発もの魚雷を命中させなければならなかった。 Parts: 戦艦 (せんかん) (ごう) (うみ) 藻屑 (もくず) とする には (なに) (はつ) 魚雷 (ぎょらい) 命中 (めいちゅう) 為せる (させ) ねばならない (ねばなりません) It took many torpedo hits to send the battleship Bismarck to Davy Jones's locker.

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