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What is the Japanese word for "Earthquake"?

American English

earthquake

じしん

Japanese
Are you wondering how to say "Earthquake" in Japanese ? "Earthquake" is the equivalent to じしん in Japanese, and I’m pretty sure you’ve heard it many times before already. It’s also good to know, that かざんのふんか means "Volcanic eruption" in Japanese, as well as "Landslide" is じすべり.
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Example sentences
American EnglishThere was a large earthquake that shook the buildings and caused a lot of damage.
How To Say "Earthquake" In 32 Languages.
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