TAKOBOTO

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負け得
Readings
まけどく
makedoku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Sumo term
loss of a low-ranked wrestler in the extra eighth bout in the tournament

Kanji
ON: KUN: ま.ける, ま.かす, お.う
defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility

ON: トクKUN: え.る, う.る
gain, advantage, profit, able to, may, can, acquire, earn, find, get, benefit

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