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使い, 遣い

Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    errand; mission; going as envoy
    Example sentence
    に似ているように、おべっか使い友達よう見える Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs.
  • Parts of speech
    messenger; bearer; errand boy; errand girl
    Example sentence
    使いそこに行った。 I went there on an errand for Father.
  • Parts of speech
    familiar spirit
    Example sentence
    彼女使い出た She is out on an errand.
  • Parts of speech
    noun, used as a suffix, noun, used as a prefix
    use; usage; user; trainer; tamer; charmer
    Example sentence
    彼女言葉使い荒い She is rough in speech.

Examples of 使い, 遣い, つかい in a sentence

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