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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 得る (eru)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 得る (eru)

Kana: える
Kanji: 得る
Romaji: eru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to get, to earn, to acquire, to procure, to gain, to secure, to attain, to obtain, to win, to understand, to comprehend, to receive something undesirable (e.g. a punishment), to get (ill)
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

長期的に見て最良な結果を得るために企業を経営している。
choukiteki ni mite sairyou na kekka o eru tame ni kigyou o keiei shite iru.
We run the business to achieve the best long-term results.

いったいどこから情報を得ているんだ?わたしは不思議に思った。
ittai doko kara jouhou o ete irun da. watashi wa fushigi ni omotta.
Where are they getting their information? I wondered.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 得る (eru)

凶器の先端部に十分な重みを与えれば、まったく力のない人間でも、望むだけの結果が得られます。
kyouki no sentanbu ni juubun na omomi o ataereba, mattaku chikara no nai ningen demo, nozomu dake no kekka ga eraremasu.
Given sufficient weight in the head of the weapon, quite a feeble person could achieve the desired result.

保険業界で優位を得るのは非常に難しいのに、彼らは優位を得ている。
hoken gyoukai de yuui o eru no wa hijou ni muzukashii no ni, karera wa yuui o ete iru.
In insurance it’s very hard to get an edge, and they have an edge.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 得到 (dédào)
Korean: 얻다 (eodda)

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