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Godan verb with 'ru' ending (irregular verb)
Usually written using kana alone
after the past tense form of a verb
(something) has occurred, to have done (something), such a thing happened

Usually written using kana alone
(something) happens on occasions, there are times when

ON: ジ, ズKUN: こと, つか.う, つか.える
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

Example sentences
私は彼に会ったことがある。Parts: (わたし), (かれ), 会う (あう), 事がある (ことがある)Je l'ai rencontré avant.

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