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劣る
Readings
おとる
otoru
Meanings
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
to be inferior to, to be less good at, to fall behindêtre inférieur ànachstehen, zurückstehen, unterlegen sein, minderwertig sein, schlechter sein

Kanji
ON: レツKUN: おと.る
inferiority, be inferior to, be worse

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼女は、彼より、数学において劣っている。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), (かれ), より, 数学 (すうがく), に於いて (において), 劣る (おとる)She is inferior to him in math.

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