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Noun (futsuumeishi)
ups and downs of life, vicissitudes of fortuneAufstieg und Niedergang, Aufstieg und Verfall, Wechselfälle, Gedeihen und Verderben, Auf und Ab

ON: エイ, ヨウKUN: さか.える, は.え, -ば.え, は.える, え
flourish, prosperity, honor, glory, splendor

ON: KUN: か.れる, か.らす
wither, die, dry up, be seasoned

ON: セイ, ジョウKUN: も.る, さか.る, さか.ん
boom, prosper, copulate

ON: スイKUN: おとろ.える
decline, wane, weaken

Example sentences
栄枯盛衰は世の習い。Parts: 栄枯盛衰 (えいこせいすい), (よ), 習い (ならい)A man's life has its ups and downs.

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