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  • on reading:
  • ソウ
  • kun reading:
  • かなでる
  • meaning(s):
  • play music, speak to a ruler, complete
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えんそう musical performance
がいそう report of an official's offence to the emperor
げんがくしじゅうそう string quartet
ごじゅうそう instrumental quintet
がっそう concert; ensemble