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The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Crane (Bird)

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Word of the Day: August 14, 2018

noun | つる


MEANING: crane (tsuru)
 
EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

つるは、日本の国鳥です。

つるは、にほんのこくちょうです。
The crane is Japan’s national bird.(tsuru wa, nihon no kokuchou desu.)

 
NOTES:
[as for cranes; Japan’s; national bird]  

VOCABULARY:
つる crane (bird)
は as for (particle marking the main topic)
日本 【にほん】 Japan
の (shows possessive)
国鳥 【こくちょう】 national bird
です to be; to have [copula]

 

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