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Godan verb with 'gu' ending
intransitive verb
to rank next to, to come afterêtre le suivant, venir aprèsals nächstes kommen, an nächster Stelle stehen, nach etw. rangieren

ON: ジ, シKUN: つ.ぐ, つぎ
next, order, sequence

ON: KUN: つ.ぐ
Asia, rank next, come after, -ous

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
きれい好きは敬神に次ぐ美徳。Parts: 奇麗 (きれい), 好き (すき), 敬神 (けいしん), 次ぐ (つぐ), 美徳 (びとく)Cleanliness is next to godliness.
La propreté est sœur de la divinité.

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