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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
entreaty, appeal, petitiondemande, prière, supplicationGesuch, inständige Bitte

ON: タンKUN: なげ.く, なげ.かわしい
sigh, lament, moan, grieve, sigh of admiration

ON: ガンKUN: ねが.う, -ねがい
petition, request, vow, wish, hope

ON: タンKUN: なげ.く, なげ.き
grief, lamentation

ON: ガンKUN: ねが.う, -ねがい
petition, request, vow, wish, hope

Example sentences
彼女は彼に邪魔しないようにと嘆願した。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), (かれ), 邪魔 (じゃま), ように, 嘆願 (たんがん)She pleaded with him not to disturb her.

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