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Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 寺男
Buddhist term
low-ranking priest who does manual labour at a temple, male temple employee

ON: ノウKUN: よ.く
ability, talent, skill, capacity

ON: リョク, リキ, リイKUN: ちから
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert

Example sentences
彼はすぐれた能力をもっていた。Parts: (かれ), 優れる (すぐれる), 能力 (のうりょく), 持つ (もつ)His talent was of a high order.

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