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Irregular okurigana usage
Noun (futsuumeishi)
garden shrubs, trees, potted plantarbres, arbustes, plante mise en potGartenpflanze, Topfpflanze

ON: ショクKUN: う.える, う.わる

ON: ボク, モクKUN: き, こ-
tree, wood

ON: ショクKUN: う.える, う.わる

ON: ボク, モクKUN: き, こ-
tree, wood

Example sentences
母は植木の世話をよくする人だ。Parts: (はは), 植木 (うえき), 世話 (せわ), 良くする (よくする), (ひと)Ma mère s'occupe bien des plantes.
My mother looks after the plants well.

「どうしたの?」「あのね、植木の枝の剪定をして欲しかったのよ」Parts: どうしたの (どうしたん), あのね (あのねえ), 植木 (うえき), (えだ), 剪定 (せんてい), 欲しい (ほしい)"What is it?" "Well, you see, I wanted the shrubs pruned."

隣人から休暇で留守の間植木の世話をしてくれるように頼まれました。Parts: 隣人 (りんじん), から, 休暇 (きゅうか), 留守の間 (るすのあいだ), 植木 (うえき), 世話 (せわ), 呉れる (くれる), ように, 頼む (たのむ)Our next-door neighbor asked us to look after his plants while he was away on vacation.

私は植木が好きだ。Parts: (わたし), 植木 (うえき), 好き (すき)I like a garden tree.

私の留守中、植木の世話をしてくれる?Parts: (わたし), 留守中 (るすちゅう), 植木 (うえき), 世話 (せわ), 呉れる (くれる)Would you care for my plants while I'm away?

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