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  • on reading:
  • カ   ケ
  • kun reading:
  • かり   かり-
  • meaning(s):
  • sham, temporary, interim, assumed (name), informal
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tentative; provisional
かり temporary; provisional; informal; unauthorized; fleeting; assumed (name); interim; acting
かりに temporarily; provisionally; for example; for argument's sake
にも かりにも even for an instant; even as a joke
宿 かりのやどり temporary dwelling; this transient world