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  • on reading:
  • キュウ
  • kun reading:
  • ふるい   もと
  • meaning(s):
  • old times, old things, old friend, former, ex-
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かいきゅう recalling the old days; nostalgia; reminiscences
きゅう ex-
きゅうソれん former Soviet Union
きゅうあく past misdeeds; old crimes
きゅうい worn-out clothes