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従う, 随う, 順う, 遵う, 從う, 隨う, したがう
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to obey (an order, law, etc.), to abide by (a rule, custom, etc.), to follow, to observe, to conform to, to yield to
2. to follow (a person), to accompany, to go with
3. to go alongside (e.g. a river), to follow (e.g. a sign)
4. to serve (as), to engage in (work)
善良な市民は法律に従う。
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べく, 可く
Auxiliary verb, Conjunction, Usually in kana
1. in order to, for the purpose of
Auxiliary, Suffix, See 可き・1, See 可し
2. must, should
書籍が学問に従うべく、学問が書籍に従うべからず。
べく
Dialect: Kansai-ben
last (on the list), (at the) bottom, (in) last position, tailender