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The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Absconding; Disappearance

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Word of the Day: July 04, 2019

失踪

noun | しっそう


MEANING: absconding; disappearance (shissou)

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

彼の娘は、突然失踪して、行方がわからない。

かれのむすめは、とつぜんしっそうして、ゆくえがわからない。
His daughter suddenly disappeared. Her whereabouts are unknown.

NOTES:
失 【シツ うしな.う う.せる】 lose; error; 踪 【シツ うしな.う う.せる】 remains; clue

VOCABULARY:
彼の 【かれの】 his
娘 【むすめ】 daughter
突然 【とつぜん】 suddenly
失踪 【しっそう】 disappear
行方 【ゆくえ】 (one’s) whereabouts
わからない don’t know

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