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Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to furnish, to provide for, to equip, to installéquiper, fournir, installer

to have ready, to prepare forse pourvoir, se préparer à
to possess, to have, to be endowed with, to be armed withêtre équipé de, être doué de, avoir (des connaissances en), posséder (des connaissances en)sich ausrüsten, sich vorbereiten, vorbeugen, Vorkehrungen treffen, vorsorgen, haben, besitzen, begabt sein mit, versehen, ausstatten, einrichten, installieren
ON: KUN: そな.える, そな.わる, つぶさ.に
equip, provision, preparation

ON: KUN: そな.える, つぶさ.に
tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
不時にそなえなくてはいけない。Parts: 不時 (ふじ), 備える (そなえる), 無きゃいけない (なきゃいけない)You should be prepared for emergencies.
Man sollte auf Notfälle vorbereitet sein.

食虫植物は、昆虫を捕らえるための様々な種類の罠を備えている。Parts: 食虫植物 (しょくちゅうしょくぶつ), 昆虫 (こんちゅう), 捕らえる (とらえる), (ため), 様々 (さまざま), 種類 (しゅるい), (わな), 備える (そなえる)Insect-eating plants are equipped with various kinds of traps to catch insects.

このビルは非常階段を備えている。Parts: 此の (この), ビル, 非常階段 (ひじょうかいだん), 備える (そなえる)The building is equipped with emergency stairs.

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