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Grade: 3
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Nominative form of 代わる (kawaru, substitute)

NounEdit

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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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.