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砂利
Readings
じゃり
jari
ざり
zari
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
gravel, ballast, pebblesballast, cailloux, galets, gravier, gravillon

Meaning restricted to じゃり
Colloquialism
child, rugrat, ankle-biterSchotter, Kies, Kieselsteine, Kies und Sand, Kind, Balg, Bälger

Kanji
ON: サ, シャKUN: すな
sand

ON: KUN: き.く
profit, advantage, benefit

Example sentences
道路修理のために彼らはじゃりをセメントで固めている。Parts: 道路 (どうろ), 修理 (しゅうり), 為に (ために), 彼ら (かれら), 砂利 (じゃり), セメント, 固める (かためる)They are binding the gravel with cement to repair the road.

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