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読む, よむ
Conjugated: 読んで
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to read
2. to recite (e.g. a sutra), to chant
3. to predict, to guess, to forecast, to read (someone's thoughts), to see (e.g. into someone's heart), to divine
4. to decipher
See さばを読む, now mostly used in idioms
5. to count, to estimate
彼女の心の動きを読むことさえできなかった。
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読んで字のごとく, 読んで字の如く, よんでじのごとく
Expression, Adverb
literally, self-explanatorily