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烏有に帰す
Readings
うゆうにきす
uyuunikisu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'su' ending
to be burned to ashes, to come to nothingzu Staub und Asche werden lassen

Kanji
ON: ウ, オKUN: からす, いずくんぞ, なんぞ
crow, raven

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

ON: KUN: かえ.る, かえ.す, おく.る, とつ.ぐ
homecoming, arrive at, lead to, result in

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
長年の努力が烏有に帰した。Parts: 長年 (ながねん), 努力 (どりょく), 烏有に帰す (うゆうにきす)Years of effort came to nothing.

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