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振る
ふる - furu



振る
to shake


Definitions

Japanese > English
振る
     1. v. to shake; (of a hand or flag) to wave; (of a tail) to wag; (of a baseball bat) to swing; to move something back and forth in a circular motion
           手を振る - to wave one's hand
     2. v. to point something in a new direction; to swing something around to (a direction)
     3. v. to sprinkle (something) on; to shake (something such as salt) on
     4. v. to throw away; to discard
     5. v. to reject someone; to jilt someone; to dump someone
     6. v. to distribute; to divide among; to assign (to many people or places)
     7. v. to replace; to change out
     8. suffix. 振る: assuming the air of, acting like it (when one is not)

Pronunciation


furu



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