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Noun (futsuumeishi)
cause of defeatUrsache einer Niederlage

ON: ハイKUN: やぶ.れる
failure, defeat, reversal

ON: インKUN: よ.る, ちな.む
cause, factor, be associated with, depend on, be limited to

Example sentences
彼は自分の敗因を私のせいだと責めた。Parts: (かれ), 自分 (じぶん), 敗因 (はいいん), (わたし), 所為 (せい), 責める (せめる)He accused me of his defeat.

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