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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
main cause, primary factorfacteur primaire, raison principaleHauptursache, wichtiger Grund, wesentlicher Faktor, Moment

ON: ヨウKUN: い.る, かなめ
need, main point, essence, pivot, key to

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

Example sentences
B要因の取り扱いに関して、両者のアプローチにはわずかな違いがあるようだ。Parts: 要因 (よういん), 取り扱い (とりあつかい), に関して (にかんして), 両者 (りょうしゃ), アプローチ, には, 僅か (わずか), 違い (ちがい), 有る (ある), 様だ (ようだ)There seems to be a slight difference on the treatment of the B factor between their approaches.

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