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Godan verb with 'mu' ending
to keep someone from doing, to stop, to prevent, to check, to hinder, to obstruct, to oppose, to thwartarrêter, contenir, contrarier, empêcher quelqu'un de, gêner, obstruer, opposer, prévenirhindern, verhindern

ON: KUN: はば.む
thwart, separate from, prevent, obstruct, deter, impede

ON: ソ, ショKUN: はば.む
stop, prevent, defeated, dejected

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼らは大きな川に前進を阻まれた。Parts: 彼ら (かれら), 大きな (おおきな), (かわ), 前進 (ぜんしん), 阻む (はばむ)Their progress was stopped by a wide river.

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