Tsunami

242.Tsunami

津波

つなみ

Tsunami

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Definition

Noun

1. tsunami; tidal wave​

Place

2. Tsunami​

 

Kanji Breakdown

津 haven, port, harbor, ferry

波 waves, billows, Poland

 

Japanese definition

地震や海底火山の噴火などによって生じる非常に波長の長い波。海岸に近づくと急に波高を増し、港や湾内で異常に大きくなる。地震津波。

 

More examples

It is carried away by tidal waves.

The tidal wave warning has been canceled.

Last year in the Philippines, earthquakes and tidal waves resulted in the deaths of more than 6,000 people.

There was an earthquake and, in addition, there was a tsunami.

 

 

<ニュース>この地震による津波の心配はありません。

<News> There is no risk of a tsunami resulting from this earth

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