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竜巻
たつまき - tatsumaki
竜-dragon (tatsu), 巻-winding, coiling (maki)



竜巻
tornado


Definitions

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竜巻
     1. n. a tornado, a twister
           (synonyms, ja, トルネード, tr=torunēdo)
     2. n. a whirlwind, a dust devil (smaller than a tornado)
           (synonyms, ja, 旋風, tr=senpū, tsumujikaze)
     3. n. a waterspout

Pronunciation


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