Shinu

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The Japanese word shinu, ​pronounced "she-noo", is a common verb which translated means "to die", "to pass away", or "to expire".

Japanese Characters

死ぬ (しぬ)

Example

Kanojo wa toshi wakakushite shinde shimatta.
彼女は年若くして死んでしまった。

Translation: She died young.

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