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下積み
Readings

shitadzumi
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
goods piled beneath, lower layer

Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
lowest social strata, bottom (of the ladder), low rank, obscurity

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Kanjis
ON: カ, ゲ KUN: した, しも, もと, さ.げる, さ.がる, くだ.る, くだ.り, くだ.す, -くだ.す, くだ.さる, お.ろす, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1023.3


ON: セキ KUN: つ.む, -づ.み, つ.もる, つ.もり
volume, product (x*y), acreage, contents, pile up, stack, load, amass

Stroke: 16 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-5-11 FC: 2598.8


Phrases
彼のいっしょうは社会の下積みで終わった。
Parts: (かれ) 一生 (いっしょう) 社会 (しゃかい) 下積み (したづみ) 終わる (おわる)
He lived and died in obscurity.