拠る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with 寄る (yoru, approach).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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

Usage notes[edit]

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  • 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN