Japanese Dictionary

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  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    fort; stronghold; fortification
    Example sentence
    要塞あった The fortress was in the enemy's hands.

Examples of 要塞, ようさい in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


9 strokes

need, main point, essence, pivot, key to

On'Yomi: ヨウ

Kun'Yomi: い.る, かなめ

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13 strokes

close, shut, cover, block, obstruct

On'Yomi: ソク, サイ

Kun'Yomi: ふさ.ぐ, とりで, み.ちる

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