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真似事
Readings
まねごと
manegoto
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
sham, make-believe, mere formNachahmung, Imitation, Anschein, Vortäuschung, Tat nur der Form halber, eigenes Tun

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

ON: ジ, ズKUN: こと, つか.う, つか.える
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

Example sentences
彼は自殺の真似事をやった。Parts: (かれ), 自殺 (じさつ), 真似事 (まねごと), 遣る (やる)He put on a suicide act.

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