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潤滑油
Readings
じゅんかつゆ
junkatsuyu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
lubricating oil, lubricant, lubehuile de graissageSchmieröl

Kanji
ON: ジュンKUN: うるお.う, うるお.す, うる.む
wet, be watered, profit by, receive benefits, favor, charm, steep

ON: カツ, コツKUN: すべ.る, なめ.らか
slippery, slide, slip, flunk

ON: ユ, ユウKUN: あぶら
oil, fat

Example sentences
お茶は仕事をスムーズに運ばせるための潤滑油のようなもの。Parts: お茶 (おちゃ), 仕事 (しごと), スムーズ (スムース), 運ぶ (はこぶ), (ため), 潤滑油 (じゅんかつゆ), (よう), (もの)Tea is like the lubricating oil of work to allow it to proceed smoothly.

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