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敢えて敢て
Irregular okurigana usage
Readings
あえて
aete
Meanings
Adverb (fukushi)
Usually written using kana alone
dare (to do something), venture (often overcoming reluctance, or in the face of probable failure), take upon oneself, challenge, presume, (there is no) need to, (don't) go as far as, definitely (not)défiсме́ло, реши́тельноgewagt, kühn, wagemutig, beherzt, unverzagt, entschlossen, auf jeden Fall (mit Verneinung:) nicht davor zurückschrecken, bereit sein, … zu tun

Kanji
ON: カンKUN: あ.えて, あ.えない, あ.えず
daring, brave, bold, sad, tragic, pitiful

ON: カンKUN: あ.えて, あ.えない, あ.えず
daring, brave, bold, sad, tragic, pitiful

Example sentences
あえて彼の意見を支持した。Parts: 敢えて (あえて), (かれ), 意見 (いけん), 支持 (しじ)J'ai osé soutenir son avis.
I dared to support his opinion.

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