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Adverb (fukushi)
Usually written using kana alone
like, similar to

as with, in the same way
ON: ヨウ, ショウKUN: さま, さん
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Example sentences
彼女が突然死んだという知らせが青天のへきれきのように訪れた。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 突然 (とつぜん), 死ぬ (しぬ), と言う (という), 知らせ (しらせ), 青天の霹靂 (せいてんのへきれき), の様に (のように), 訪れる (おとずれる)The news of her sudden death came like a bolt from the blue.

彼は僕をうそつきであるかのように言った。Parts: (かれ), (ぼく), 嘘つき (うそつき), である, の様に (のように), 言う (いう)Il m'a fait passer pour un menteur.

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