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変わる, 変る, かわる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to change, to be transformed, to be altered, to vary
2. to move to
See 変わった, See 変わっている, usu. as 変わった, 変わっている
3. to be different, to be uncommon, to be unusual
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生まれ変わる, うまれかわる
Godan verb
to be born again, to make a fresh start in life
変わる, さまがわる
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 様変わり・さまがわり, Obscure term
to change completely, to transform
移り変わる, 移り変る, うつりかわる
Godan verb
to change
気が変わる, きがかわる
Expression, Godan verb
to change one's mind
成り変わる, なりかわる
Godan verb
to change, to change into, to become
生え変わる, 生え替わる, 生えかわる, 生え変る, 生え替る, はえかわる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be replaced with new growth
姓が変わる, せいがかわる
Expression, Godan verb
to assume a new surname
代が変わる, だいがかわる
Expression, Godan verb
to change hands, to be succeeded
人が変わる, ひとがかわる
Expression, Godan verb
to become like a different person, to have a change in personality
打って変わる, うって変わる, うってかわる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to change completely, to change suddenly
変わるけど, はなしかわるけど
changing the subject, on a different note, by the way
変われば変わる, かわればかわる
Expression, Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See 変わる・1, often 〜もの or 〜もん
completely changed, totally transformed
死に変わる, 死に変る, しにかわる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to die and be reborn as something else
所変われば品変わる, ところ変われば品変わる, ところかわればしなかわる
Expression, Proverb
so many countries, so many customs
抜け替わる, 抜け変わる, 抜け代わる, 抜けかわる, 抜け替る, 抜け代る, 抜け変る, ぬけかわる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to fall out and be replaced, to shed, to moult (molt)
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