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身をかがめる身を屈める
Readings
みをかがめる
miwokagameru
Meanings
Expression
Ichidan verb
to stoop, to bend oversich bücken

Kanji
ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

ON: クツKUN: かが.む, かが.める
yield, bend, flinch, submit

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
私はペンを拾うと身をかがめた。Parts: (わたし), ペン, 拾う (ひろう), 身をかがめる (みをかがめる)I bent over to pick up the pen.
Ich bückte mich, um einen Füller aufzuheben.

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