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Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 如き
Usually written using kana alone
like, as if, the same ascomme, telals ob, ähnlich aussehen, ähneln, erinnern an, gleichen

ON: ジョ, ニョKUN: ごと.し
likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal

ON: ジャク, ニャク, ニャKUN: わか.い, わか-, も.しくわ, も.し, も.しくは, ごと.し
young, if, perhaps, possibly, low number, immature

Example sentences
過ぎたるはなお及ばざるがごとし。Parts: 過ぎる (すぎる), (なお), 及ぶ (およぶ), 如し (ごとし)Too much water drowned the miller.

彼を批判する人は、もしあってもごくわずかさ。Parts: (かれ), 批判 (ひはん), (ひと), 若し (もし), 有る (ある), (ごく), 僅か (わずか), Few, if any, will criticize him.
Il sera peu critiqué, pour peu qu'il le soit.

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