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[とう()]
tou
suffix

English Meaning(s) for 島

suffix
  1. island (in placenames)

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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Sample Sentences for 島

I went to the South Pacific for a summer of romantic adventure.
A few years ago, I tried a Japanese-style bath on New Zealand's South Island.
It is usually the islander who sees the mainland most clearly.
The island was struck by the typhoon.
He could not get along with his neighbors.

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