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  • on reading:
  • ソウ
  • kun reading:
  • す   くう
  • meaning(s):
  • nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den
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あいのす love nest
えいそう building a nest
えんしょうびょうそう inflamed part; site of inflammation
えんそう swallow's nest; edible bird's nest
あきす prowler; sneak thief