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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
Usually written using kana alone
to gather, to crowd round, to swarm, to flockgrouper, pulluler, se rassembler

to extort from, to sponge offextorquer, faire un chantage, piquerwimmeln, schwärmen, spendieren lassen, nassauern, anpumpen
ON: シュウKUN: あつ.まる, あつ.める, つど.う
gather, meet, congregate, swarm, flock

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼は働かないで親類にたかることばかり考えている。Parts: (かれ), 働く (はたらく), 親類 (しんるい), 集る (たかる), (こと), 許り (ばかり), 考える (かんがえる)He doesn't work, but only thinks of sponging off his relatives.

捨てられたアイスのまわりにアリがウヨウヨたかっていた。Parts: 捨てる (すてる), アイス, 回り (まわり), (あり), うようよ, 集る (たかる)The area around the melting ice cream was crawling with ants.

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