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Nidan verb (upper class) with 'hu/fu' ending (archaic)
intransitive verb
to pass, to elapse, to go by

to pass through, to go through

to experience, to go through

ON: ケイ, キョウKUN: へ.る, た.つ, たていと, はか.る, のり
sutra, longitude, pass thru, expire, warp

ON: レキ, レッキ
curriculum, continuation, passage of time

Example sentences
なぜかうまくいかず、目下全戦全敗、「彼女いない歴=自分の年齢」という寂しい生活を送っていました。Parts: 何故か (なぜか), うまく行く (うまくいく), 目下 (もっか), 全戦全敗 (ぜんせんぜんぱい), 彼女 (かのじょ), 居る (いる), (れき), イコール, 自分 (じぶん), 年齢 (ねんれい), 言う (いう), 寂しい (さびしい), 生活 (せいかつ), 送る (おくる)For some reason it didn't go well, shot down at every attempt, and he led a sad "History of no girlfriend = Age" life.

門前の小僧習わぬ経を読む。Parts: 門前 (もんぜん), 小僧 (こぞう), 習う (ならう), (きょう), 読む (よむ)A saint's maid quotes Latin.

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