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所為
Readings
せい
sei
せえ
see
Irregular kana usage
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
often ...のせい
consequence, outcome, result, blamecause, faute, raisonFolge, Ursache, Grund, Schuld, Fehler

Kanji
ON: ショKUN: ところ, -ところ, どころ, とこ
place

ON: KUN: ため, な.る, な.す, す.る, たり, つく.る, なり
do, advantage, good, serve as, cost, practice, try, reach to, be of use, welfare, benefit, make, change, as a result of

Example sentences
あなたの頭痛は過労のせいだ。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 頭痛 (ずつう), 過労 (かろう), 所為 (せい)Your headache comes from overwork.

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