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[()·しん()]
jishin
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 地震

noun
  1. earthquake

Definition and Synonyms for 地震

Seism shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
Synonyms: アースクエイク, 地震
Shock an instance of agitation of the earth's crust
Synonyms: 地震, 衝撃, 震動
Tremor a small earthquake
Synonyms: 地震, 脈動

Meanings for each kanji in 地震

» ground; earth
» quake; shake; tremble; quiver; shiver

Categories 地震 is a member of

Seism shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
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Geological Phenomenon a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
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Sample Sentences for 地震

According to some scholars, a major earthquake could occur at any moment now.
The radio warned us of the coming earthquake and we started gathering our things.
Everybody in the building felt the earthquake.
It is said that there will be a big earthquake in the near future.
Everywhere you look you can see damage caused by the earthquake.

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