TAKOBOTO

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模様
Readings
もよう
moyou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
pattern, figure, designdessin, motif, ornement

state, condition
conjecture of the current situation, the way it seems
model, pattern, example
(after a noun) indicates that that noun seems likely (e.g. rain or storm)Muster, Zeichnung, Aufdruck, Design, Aussehen, Aussicht, Situation, Lage, Umstände, Verhältnisse
Kanji
ON: モ, ボ
imitation, copy, mock

ON: ヨウ, ショウKUN: さま, さん
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Example sentences
彼女はその皿の模様が気に入っている。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 其の (その), (さら), 模様 (もよう), 気に入る (きにいる)She likes the design on the plate.

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