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Longfin Batfish, or Platax Teira, have recently been seen near Hawaii.
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tsubameuo
tsubakurouo
noun
  1. longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish); Tiera batfish
  2. flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)
tsu
particle
  1. indicates possessive (often found in place names and compound words)
ma
noun
  1. demon; devil; evil spirit; evil influence
  2. someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
ma
noun
  1. space; room; time; pause
ma
noun, prefix
  1. just; right; due (east); pure; genuine; true
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
ri
noun
  1. advantage; benefit; profit; interest
ri
noun
  1. reason; principle; logic
  2. general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon)
  3. (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
ri
noun
  1. ri (old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles)
  2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)
  3. unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
ri
noun
  1. li (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: fire, south)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
saikin
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. most recent; these days; right now; recently; nowadays
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
chikai
i adjective
  1. near; close; short (distance)
chikaku
adverbial noun, noun
  1. near; neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity
  2. nearly (i.e. "it took nearly one year"); close to
  3. shortly; soon
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
miru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to look over; to look on; to assess; to examine; to judge
  3. to look after; to keep an eye on; to take care of
  4. to view (e.g. flowers, movie)
  5. (usu. after the -te form of a verb) to try

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