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口真似
Readings
くちまね
kuchimane
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
mimicryNachahmung, Nachahmen von Stimmen, Stimmenimitation

Kanji
ON: コウ, クKUN: くち
mouth

ON: シンKUN: ま, ま-, まこと
true, reality, Buddhist sect

ON: KUN: に.る, ひ.る
becoming, resemble, counterfeit, imitate, suitable

Example sentences
ノースウエスタン大学の研究者、アイリーン・ペパーバーグは、オウムは人の口まねをするだけでなく言葉の意味を学ぶことができることを発見しつつある。Parts: 大学 (だいがく), 研究者 (けんきゅうしゃ), 鸚鵡 (おうむ), (ひと), 口真似 (くちまね), だけでなく, 言葉 (ことば), 意味 (いみ), 学ぶ (まなぶ), (こと), 出来る (できる), (こと), 発見 (はっけん), つつあるIrene Pepperberg, a researcher at Northwestern University, is discovering that a parrot can not only mimic people but also learn the meaning of words.

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