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Noun (futsuumeishi)
influential person, man of importanceeinflussreiche Person

ON: ユウ, ウKUN: あ.る
possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx

ON: リョク, リキ, リイKUN: ちから
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert

ON: シャKUN: もの
someone, person

Example sentences
彼を通して私は町の有力者と知り合いになった。Parts: (かれ), を通して (をとおして), (わたし), (まち), 有力者 (ゆうりょくしゃ), 知り合い (しりあい), になるThrough him I got acquainted with the big names of the town.

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