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Adverb (fukushi)
Usually written using kana alone
just likewie, genau wie, als ob

ON: エンKUN: あ.てる, -あて, -づつ, あたか.も
address, just like, fortunately

Example sentences
3人の少年はさながら猿のように木に登った。Parts: 三人 (さんにん), 少年 (しょうねん), 宛ら (さながら), (さる), の様に (のように), (き), 登る (のぼる)Three boys climbed the trees like a bunch of monkeys.

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