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English Reference for kikin (ききん)

Kanji
きん
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Kana
ききん
kikin
Definitions
noun famine, drought, shortage, crop failure
Example sentences
Famine caused great distress among the people
The long drought was followed by famine
Famine followed upon the eruption of the volcano
Disease and famine go together
Because of the famine, the cattle starved to death
The prospect of famine hangs over many areas of the world
More often than not, famine is accompanied by plague
These countries were often visited with famine
If the harvest gets any worse, there could be a famine
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