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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
to take a firm stand, to argue aboutein Argument aufstellen

ON: ロン
argument, discourse

ON: ジン
camp, battle array, ranks, position, sudden, brief time

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
「広辞苑にこう書いてあります」と言って、広辞苑を唯一の拠り所に論陣を張る人がよくいる。Parts: 広辞苑 (こうじえん), 斯う (こう), 書く (かく), 言う (いう), 広辞苑 (こうじえん), 唯一 (ゆいいつ), 拠り所 (よりどころ), 論陣を張る (ろんじんをはる), (ひと), 良く (よく), 居る (いる)There are a lot of people who say, "it says this in Koujien," and use that dictionary as the only grounds for their argument.

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