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Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 星宿, 3
See also: 二十八宿
See also: 朱雀, すざく, 2
Astronomy, etc. term
Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun, used as a prefix

ON: セイ, ショウKUN: ほし, -ぼし
star, spot, dot, mark

Example sentences
その星は必ずしも肉眼で見えるわけではない。Parts: 其の (その), (ほし), 必ずしも (かならずしも), 肉眼 (にくがん), 見える (みえる), 訳ではない (わけではない)We cannot necessarily see the star with the naked eye.

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