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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Usually written using kana alone
by means of, due to, because of, according to

ON: イ, エKUN: よ.る
reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to

ON: インKUN: よ.る, ちな.む
cause, factor, be associated with, depend on, be limited to

ON: キョ, コKUN: よ.る
foothold, based on, follow, therefore

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
ある研究によれば、ガンによる女性の死亡数の中では肺がんが17%を占めている。Parts: 或る (ある), 研究 (けんきゅう), に依れば (によれば), (がん), に依る (による), 女性 (じょせい), 死亡数 (しぼうすう), (なか), 肺がん (はいがん), 占める (しめる)A study shows lung cancer accounts for 17% of women's cancer deaths.

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