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以 : By means of

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Components:

by means of, because, in view of, compared with

On 'yomi:
(i)
Kun 'yomi:
もっ.て(mo.te)
Nanori:
もち(mochi)
Strokes:5
Radical: (9)
Usage Rating:126
JLPT:N4
old JLPT:3
Grade:4
Unicode:04ee5
jis208:16-42
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以 Usage examples

逸をて労を待つ(いつをもってろうをまつ)to wait for the enemy to tire at ease
(ちゅういじょう)above average
文をて立つ(ぶんをもってたつ)to live by the pen
コンマ(コンマいか)below the decimal, of no account
あれ(あれいらい)since then
物心ついて(ものごころついていらい)for as long as one can remember
毒制毒(いどくせいどく)using poisonous medication to control poison, fighting evil with evil, fighting fire with fire
一別(いちべついらい)since our last meeting, since we parted
標準(ひょうじゅんいか)below average
神武(じんむこのかた)since the era of the Emperor Jinmu, unprecedented
開闢(かいびゃくいらい)since the creation (of the world), since the dawn of history
上古(じょうこいらい)from (since) ancient times, from time immemorial
予想(よそういじょう)more than expected
外になさそう(いがいになさそう)the only way (is to ..)
て瞑すべし(もってめいすべし)
って瞑すべし(もってめいすべし)
one can now rest in peace, one ought to be contented with what has been accomplished
呂波紅葉(イロハモミジ)Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)