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補う
Readings
おぎなう
oginau
Meanings
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to compensate for, to supplementcompléter, dédommagerergänzen, ersetzen, entschädigen

Kanji
ON: KUN: おぎな.う
supplement, supply, make good, offset, compensate, assistant, learner

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
あなたの食事にはビタミンを補うほうがよい。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 食事 (しょくじ), には, ビタミン (ヴィタミン), 補う (おぎなう), 方がいい (ほうがいい)You had better supplement your diet with vitamins.
Du solltest deine Ernährung um Vitamine ergänzen.

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