TAKOBOTO

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説得
Readings
せっとく
settoku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
persuasionpersuasionубежде́ние (кого-л.)Überreden, Überredung, Überzeugen

Kanji
ON: セツ, ゼイKUN: と.く
opinion, theory, explanation, rumor

ON: トクKUN: え.る, う.る
gain, advantage, profit, able to, may, can, acquire, earn, find, get, benefit

Example sentences
私は彼女に気楽にするようにと説得した。Parts: (わたし), 彼女 (かのじょ), 気楽 (きらく), ように, 説得 (せっとく)I persuaded her to make herself comfortable.

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