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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 似る (niru)

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Kana: にる
Kanji: 似る
Romaji: niru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to resemble; to look like; to take after; to be similar; to be alike

Example sentences:

似たり寄ったりの人がよく言うこと。
nitari yottari no hito ga yoku iu koto.
The pot’s calling the kettle black.

アンジェラも多くの点で母に似ていた。
anjera mo ooku no ten de haha ni nite ita.
Angela was like her mother in many ways.


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似る (niru)

結婚というのは、ふたりが似たもの同士でないと丸くおさまらないものなんだよ。
kekkon to iu no wa, futari ga nita mono doushi denai to maruku osamaranai mono nan da yo.
A marriage can’t go on in any sort of peace unless the two people are alike.

僕はこの家族の誰とも似ていない。
boku wa kono kazoku no dare to mo nite inai.
I look nothing like the rest of the family.

君にはじめて会ったときなあ、昔の俺に似てると思った。
kimi ni hajimete atta toki naa, mukashi no ore ni niteru to omotta.
When I first met you, you reminded me of me a bit.

Similar words:

似寄る (niyoru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 像 (xiàng)
Korean: 닮다 (dalmda), 비슷하다 (biseushada)


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