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嵩張るかさ張る
Readings
かさばる
kasabaru
Meanings
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
Usually written using kana alone
to be bulky, to be unwieldy, to grow voluminoussperrig sein, Platz einnehmen, viel Platz beanspruchen

Kanji
ON: スウ, シュウKUN: かさ, かさ.む, たか.い
be aggravated, grow worse, grow bulky, swell

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
この箱はかさばりすぎて運べない。Parts: 此の (この), (はこ), 嵩張る (かさばる), 過ぎる (すぎる), 運ぶ (はこぶ)This box is too bulky to carry.

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