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  • on reading:
  • ゲイ
  • kun reading:
  • むかえる
  • meaning(s):
  • welcome, meet, greet
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かい あたたかいかんげい warm reception
かんげい welcome; reception
むかえ meeting; person sent to pick up an arrival
える むかえる to go out to meet; to accept as a member of a group or family
むかえび welcoming fire for returning spirits