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勝る優る
Readings
まさる
masaru
Meanings
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrivaldépasser, exceller, surpasser

to outweigh, to preponderateübertreffen, überflügeln, besser sein, stärker sein, überlegen sein, im Vorteil sein, über jmdm. sein
Kanji
ON: ショウKUN: か.つ, -が.ち, まさ.る, すぐ.れる, かつ
victory, win, prevail, excel

ON: ユウ, ウKUN: やさ.しい, すぐ.れる, まさ.る
tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
睡眠は薬に勝る。Parts: 睡眠 (すいみん), (くすり), 勝る (まさる)Le sommeil est meilleur que le médicament.
Sleep is better than medicine.

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