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[とう()]
tou
suffix, noun, used as a suffix, noun

English Meaning(s) for 島

suffix
  1. Island (in place names)
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. insula; island; islet (sometimes read しま)

Definition and Synonyms for 島

Island a zone or area resembling an island
Synonyms: しま,
Island a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Synonyms: しま, アイランド,

Meanings for each kanji in 島

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Categories 島 is a member of

Zone a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
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Dry Land the solid part of the earth's surface
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 島

Sample Sentences for 島

A woman in movement clothed in what resembles a bikini is drawn on a Sicilian mosaic from 5th century Rome.
Napoleon was banished to Elba in 1814.
He abandoned his family and moved to Tahiti.
There are so-called primitive cultures in the jungles of the Amazon and on the island of New Guinea, and there are so-called advanced cultures in Europe, Asia, and Africa, but the languages of these cultures are all equally advanced and complex.
Have you ever been to Guam?

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