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)

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Noun[edit]

代わり (hiragana かわり, rōmaji kawari)

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

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Suffix[edit]

代わり (hiragana がわり, rōmaji -gawari)

  1. substitute, replacement
    携帯 (けいたい)住所録 (じゅうしょろく) ()わりにする。
    Keitai o jūshoroku kawari ni suru.
    Use a cell phone as a substitute for an address book.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.