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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
also written as 徳
profit, advantage, benefit, gainbénéfice, gain, profit

Buddhist term
rebirth in paradise, entering nirvanaProfit, Gewinn, Nutzen, Vorteil

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

Example sentences
礼儀正しくすると得である。Parts: 礼儀正しい (れいぎただしい), (とく), であるIt pays to be polite.

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