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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 頼り (tayori)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: たより
Kanji: 頼り
Romaji: tayori

Type: noun

Meaning: reliance; dependence

Example sentences:

愛してると言って!その言葉さえ聞けたら、この先それを頼りに生きていくから!
aishiteru to itte. sono kotoba sae kiketara, konosaki sore o tayori ni ikite iku kara.
Say you love me! I’ll live on it for the rest of my life!


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今の今まで、自分がどれだけ父を頼りにしているか、気づかずにいた。
ima no ima made, jibun ga dore dake chichi o tayori ni shite iru ka, kizukazu ni ita.
Until this moment I had not realized how much I had counted on my father.

あなたのことを頼りにしてもいい?
anata no koto o tayori ni shite mo ii.
Can I rely on you?

あなたは頼りにできると考えてよいかな?
anata wa tayori ni dekiru to kangaete yoi ka na.
Am I right in thinking that I can count on you?

Similar words:

信頼 (shinrai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 依赖 (yīlài)
Korean: 의지 (uiji)


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