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The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Classification Categorization

Word of the Day: July 30, 2018

分類

noun | ぶんるい


MEANING: classification; categorization (bunrui)

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

狸は、犬科に分類される。

たぬきは、いぬかにぶんるいされる
Tanukis are classified as being in the dog family.

Notes:

分 【ブン フン ブ わ.ける わ.かる】 part;  minute of time;  segment;  share;  degree;  one’s lot;  duty;  understand;  know; 類 【ルイ たぐ.い】 sort;  kind;  variety;  class;  genus

VOCABULARY:

狸 【たぬき】 raccoon dog; tanuki
犬科 【dog kind; type of dog】
分類 【classification; categorization】


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