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読む, よむ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to read
See さばを読む, now mostly used in idioms
2. to count
3. to guess, to predict, to read (someone's thoughts), to see (e.g. into someone's heart), to divine
いつも本を読んでいるうちに眠ってしまう。
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ために, 為に, 爲に
Conjunction, Usually in kana
1. for, for the sake of, to one's advantage, in favor of, in favour of, on behalf of
2. because of, as a result of
雨のために私は家にいた。
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Particle
1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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くれる, 呉れる
Conjugated: くれました
Ichidan verb, Transitive, See あげる・18, Usually in kana, the receiver is the speaker or someone close to the speaker
1. to give, to let (one) have
Auxiliary verb, after the -te form of a verb
2. to do for one, to take the trouble to do
3. to do to someone's disadvantage
友達がはがきをくれるように私に頼んだ。
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暮れる, 眩れる, 暗れる, 昏れる, くれる
Conjugated: くれました
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to get dark, to grow dark
2. to end (of a day, year, season, etc.), to come to an end, to close
3. to be sunk in (e.g. despair), to be lost in (e.g. thought), to be overcome with
冬の日は速く暮れる。
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繰る, くる
Conjugated: くれました
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to reel, to wind, to spin (thread)
2. to turn (pages), to flip through (a book), to leaf through (a book), to consult (a dictionary), to refer to (an encyclopedia)
3. to count (e.g. the days)
4. to open one-by-one, to close one-by-one (e.g. shutters)
それがいつだったか日を繰って確かめた。
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えぐる, 抉る, 刳る, 剔る, くる
Conjugated: くれました
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
1. to gouge, to hollow out, to bore, to excavate, to scoop out
Only えぐる
2. to greatly perturb, to cause emotional pain
3. to get to the bottom of things, to relentlessly bring the truth to light
傷を深くえぐってはならない、傷を新たに作ることになるから。
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