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[しん()·かん()·せん()]
shinkansen
noun

English Meaning(s) for 新幹線

noun
  1. bullet train (very high speed); Shinkansen

Definition and Synonyms for 新幹線

Bullet Train a high-speed passenger train
Synonyms: 新幹線

Meanings for each kanji in 新幹線

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Categories 新幹線 is a member of

Passenger Train a train that carries passengers
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Sample Sentences for 新幹線

I love the view from the Shinkansen.
If you travel by Shinkansen, it doesn't seem far from Nagoya to Tokyo.
How fast the new Shinkansen goes!
The train was delayed for one hour on account of the typhoon.
Traffic was also disrupted including the suspension of the Akita, Tohoku bullet train.

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in the upper left part of the shin kanji, do you have to keep spaces between the lines, i mean would it make a difference for example for students in japan, or is it just a mater of taste?

#1 Posted by Adachi over 3 years ago


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