拠る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with 寄る (yoru, approach).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

拠る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana よる, romaji yoru)

  1. depend on, rely on
  2. be supported by
  3. be caused by

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Usage notes[edit]

This term is usually written in hiragana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9