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下町
Readings

shitamachi
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
low-lying part of a city (usu. containing shops, factories, etc.)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 山の手・2
Shitamachi (low-lying area of eastern Tokyo near Tokyo Bay, incl. Asakusa, Shitaya, Kanda, Fukugawa, Honjo, Nihonbashi, Kyobashi and surrounds)

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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: チョウ KUN: まち
town, village, block, street

Stroke: 7 Grade: 1 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-5-2 FC: 6102.2


Phrases
彼女は下町で生まれ育った。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 下町 (したまち) 生まれる (うまれる) 育つ (そだつ)
She was born and brought up on the backstreets.