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  • on reading:
  • ケン   ケ
  • kun reading:
  • ける   かる
  • meaning(s):
  • suspend, hang, 10%, install, depend, consult
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かる かかる to be suspended from; to be trapped
ける かける to hang; to construct; to sit; to offer (as a prize); to put (one's life) on the line
たる かけへだたる far apart; remote; quite different
てる かけへだてる to put distance between; to estrange
かけはし 1. suspension bridge; viaduct; temporary bridge; 2. mediation; go-between