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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

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解く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana とく, rōmaji toku)

Japanese verb pair
active  ()
mediopassive  ()ける
  1. solve (a problem); answer (a question); unravel (a riddle)
  2. (of hair) comb; untangle
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ほど
Grade: 5

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解く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana ほどく, rōmaji hodoku)

Japanese verb pair
active  (ほど)
mediopassive  (ほど)ける
  1. untie; unravel; undo (a fastening); unwrap
  2. dispel (doubts); clear up (a matter)
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.