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epidemic; disease
Kanji 1019

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Synopsis

Learn Japanese words for “epidemic,” “pandemic,” “quarantine,” and “immunity.” Find out how to say, “An epidemic has broken out,” “In ancient times, many people died of plagues,” and “A worldwide plague of theft emptied art museums,” as well as “immune to measles.” Also learn to speak of immunity figuratively, as in, “I graduated from a boys’ school, so I have no immunity to women.”

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Cover of essay 1019 on 疫, titled "Going Viral"
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JOYO ON-YOMI
エキ, ヤク
JOYO KUN-YOMI
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STROKES9
RADICAL疒 (104: sickness)
JLPTN1
HALPERN2058/2790
HENSHALL1019/1045
SPAHN5i4.2