代わり

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Nominative form of 代わる (kawaru, substitute)

Noun[edit]

代わり (hiragana かわり, romaji kawari)

  1. substitution, substitute
  2. substitute, deputy, proxy
  3. compensation, exchange
  4. second helping, refill

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代わり (hiragana がわり, romaji gawari)

  1. substitute, replacement
    携帯を住所録代わりにする。
    Keitai o jūshoroku gawari ni suru.
    Use a cell phone as a substitute for an address book.