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  • Notice that 漢 is made of several components: 氵 艹 口 夫
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Example details

 
じんこう
人口
ぶんぷ
分布
もんだい
問題
めぐって
せいふ
政府
かんが
なお
べきこと
おお
おも

In regards to the population distribution issue, I think there are a lot of things the government needs to reconsider.
Grammar and points of interest
Conjugations and inflections
Words
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noun
1. population
2. common talk
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distribution; dissemination; allocation
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noun
1. question (e.g. on a test); problem
2. problem (e.g. societal, political); question; issue; subject (e.g. of research); case; matter
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to go around  (often written with kana only)
2. to return  (often written with kana only)
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noun
government; administration
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to reconsider; to rethink; to reassess
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auxiliary
1. should; must; that one ought to; to be done  (suf. to verbs; often written with kana only)
2. -able  (passive ending; often written with kana only)
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noun
1. thing; matter  (often written with kana only)
2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis  (often written with kana only)
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many; numerous
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to think; to consider; to believe  (想う has connotations of heart-felt)
2. to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
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Kanji
This sentence contains too many kanji (12) to display components. Click a kanji's blue box and use the links to view components.
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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フ   ぬの cloth   
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モン   と question   と to ask   とん wholesale   
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ダイ    topic   
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セイ   ショウ   まつりごと government   
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フ    borough   
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コウ   かんがえる to think about, consider   
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チョク   ジキ    honest; direct   ただちに immediately   なお to correct   なお to be cured   
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タ   おお many   
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シ   おも to think   
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More info on this sentence: Google Japan ⇗ Sentence translate
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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