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JLPT N1
Edit  dc
Meaning
has value; it is worth doing
It is worth reading that book
十分に〜に値する・どうにか〜することができる。
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Formation
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Phrases
じゅうぶんよむにたえるさくひんだ。
That book is worth reading
Edit  #4241 dc
しゅみではじめたやきものだが、ようやくしはんするにたえるさくひんができるようになった
I just started pottery as a hobby, but pretty soon I was making stuff that was good enough for sale
Edit  #7082 va_tei
あのこはおとなのかんしょうにたえるえをえがく
That kid draws pictures that are worthy of adult appreciation.
Edit  #7086 boobataur
ずいぶんねだんがやすいけど、しようにたえるかどうか、ちゃんとかくにんしてかったほうがいい。
The price may be very cheap, but before you buy it you should make sure to check whether it merits use or not.
Edit  #8020 LR
Discussion and comments
耐える = to put up with, be able bear.
dc
Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p67 - no.64
LR
注意
While the verb 耐える as a piece of vocabulary means being able to withstand / endure, the grammar phrase にたえる means to deserve, be worthy of, to have value in... にたえる is completely different from 耐える!
LR
Customarily used with a set number of words such as 市販、鑑賞、読む、見る、聞く、批判、評価 (worthy of being sold, admired, read, seen, heard, criticism/comment, evaluation)
LR
I have found that this entry, just like the one on に耐えない, is considered as belonging to Level 1 of JPLT.
olivier
Moving this one, also, to JLPT 1 - 2010/12/04
LR
changed example sentences that were unrelated to this grammar entry.
LR