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に拠ればに依ればに因れば
Readings
によれば
niyoreba
Meanings
Expression
See also: に因って
Usually written using kana alone
according to (quotation)

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

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

Example sentences
妹から便りがあった。手紙によれば目下元気だそうだ。Parts: (いもうと), から, 便り (たより), 有る (ある), 手紙 (てがみ), に依れば (によれば), 目下 (もっか), 元気 (げんき), そうだ (そうです)I heard from my sister. The letter says she is well now.

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