Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
由来
Kana Reading
ゆらい
Romaji
yurai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    origin; source; history; derivation; reason; destiny
    Example sentence
    今日豆知識コーナー今日は「カルピス」の由来について Today's trivia corner! Today it's about the origin of Calpis.

Examples of 由来, ゆらい in a sentence


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JLPT 3

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wherefore, a reason

On'Yomi: , ユウ, ユイ

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JLPT 5

7 strokes

come, due, next, cause, become

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