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模様, もよう

  • moyō


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • pattern
  • figure
  • design


  • state
  • condition


  • conjecture of the current situation
  • the way it seems


  • model
  • pattern
  • example


  • (after a noun) indicates that that noun seems likely (e.g. rain or storm)

Examples of 模様,もよう in a Sentence

She likes the design on the plate.
It seems the navy jets had a major screw-up in navigation and they bombed their own troops by mistake.
Their traditional life style no longer exists.
His striped suit and checked tie didn't match.
The colors of the pattern are very ordinary.
It looks rainy.
According to newspaper reports, there was an airplane accident last evening.
I can see some intricate patterns in the picture.
India ink produces an interesting pattern when used as a dye.
The race developed into a free-for-all but Shinomiya lapped the group and in the final stage steadily piled on points with good timing to achieve victory.

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