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真似る
Readings
まねる
maneru
Meanings
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to mimic, to imitateimiter, mimer, parodier, singerimitieren, nachahmen, nachmachen, nachäffen

Kanji
ON: シンKUN: ま, ま-, まこと
true, reality, Buddhist sect

ON: KUN: に.る, ひ.る
becoming, resemble, counterfeit, imitate, suitable

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
オウムはしばしば人の言葉をまねる。Parts: 鸚鵡 (おうむ), 屡々 (しばしば), (ひと), 言葉 (ことば), 真似る (まねる)Parrots often imitate human speech.

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