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Where does the name Tsunami come from?

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2020-07-10 06:54:37
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2011-01-15 19:57:27
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Tsunami comes from Japan. TSU means big and Nami means water. Big Water.

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The Name Tsunami is derived from Japanese. It means "harbour waves"



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When did the word tsunami come into being, did it originate years or centuries ago? My family are arguing that it was only about 10 years ago they first heard of the word tsunami, I say it was centuries ago .


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if your parents accept that name for you but no body has that name in America


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the tsunami KILLED people, not had them live in it I dont mean to be mean but you should come up with a better answer then that


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