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The word Tsunami is derived from two Japanese words

A

Tsu(big) and nami(flow)

B

Tsu(harbour) and nami(wave)

C

Tsu(big wave) and nami(wave)

D

None of these

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Solution

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Correct option is
B

Tsu(harbour) and nami(wave)

Tsunami is a Japanese word from a double root: tsu, meaning port or harbour, and nami, meaning wave.

Hence option B is correct.

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