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[()·しん()]
jishin
noun

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[()·ぶるい()]
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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

Will there be an earthquake in the near future?
A lot of buildings collapsed in Japan due to the earthquake yesterday.
According to today's paper, there was a big earthquake in Chile yesterday.
Earthquakes frequently hit Japan.
The earthquake shook the ground.

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