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物真似物まね
Readings
ものまね
monomane
モノマネ
monomane
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
Usually written using kana alone
mimicry, imitation (of someone, something)Imitation, Nachahmung

Kanji
ON: ブツ, モツKUN: もの, もの-
thing, object, matter

ON: シンKUN: ま, ま-, まこと
true, reality, Buddhist sect

ON: KUN: に.る, ひ.る
becoming, resemble, counterfeit, imitate, suitable

ON: ブツ, モツKUN: もの, もの-
thing, object, matter

Example sentences
試してみると、アレックスは単に物まねをしているのではないことがわかった。Parts: 試す (ためす), 見る (みる), 単に (たんに), 物真似 (ものまね), (こと), 分かる (わかる)Tests showed that Alex wasn't just mimicking.

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