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Ateji (phonetic) reading

Ateji (phonetic) reading

Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language

ON: ギョ, ゴKUN: おん-, お-, み-
honorable, manipulate, govern

ON: シンKUN: ふか.い, -ぶか.い, ふか.まる, ふか.める, み-
deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen

ON: ビ, ミKUN: うつく.しい
beauty, beautiful

Example sentences
あいつはのらりくらりの仕事にお忙しい事だ。Parts: 彼奴 (あいつ), のらりくらり (ぬらりくらり), 仕事 (しごと), (ご), 忙しい (いそがしい), (こと)He is busy loafing on the job.

私は美を愛する人間である。Parts: (わたし), (び), 愛する (あいする), 人間 (にんげん), であるI am a lover of the beautiful.
Je suis un amoureux du beau.

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