- I 〔大水〕a flood; an inundation
- This area often suffers from floods [flooding].／This area is often flooded.
- The water rose in the river and the surrounding fields were flooded [inundated].
- II 〔膨大なこと〕
- a deluge [flood] of letters
- Among the flood [torrent] of books being published, it is not easy to select really good ones.