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Ateji (phonetic) reading

Out-dated or obsolete kana usage

Usually written using kana alone
precisely, exactly, plumb, totally, very much

Usually written using kana alone
damn, stupid, cursedHü-hott! (zu einem Pferd)

ON: ド, ト, タクKUN: たび, -た.い
degrees, occurrence, time, counter for occurrences

Example sentences
彼女は2度のフライングで失格した。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), (ど), フライング, 失格 (しっかく)She was disqualified from the race for two false starts.
Sie wurde wegen zweifachen Fehlstarts disqualifiziert.

彼は東京へ来るたび私を訪ねてきた。Parts: (かれ), 東京 (とうきょう), 来る (くる), (たび), (わたし), 訪ねる (たずねる), 来る (くる)He visited me every time he came up to Tokyo.

水は摂氏0度で凍る。Parts: (みず), 摂氏 (せっし), (ど), 凍る (こおる)Вода замерзает при нуле градусов Цельсия.

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