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  • on reading:
  • ゲン
  • kun reading:
  • る   らす
  • meaning(s):
  • dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry
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いい いいかげん moderate; right; random; not thorough; vague; irresponsible; halfhearted
しおかげん seasoning
かげん addition and subtraction; allowance for; degree; extent; measure; condition; seasoning; flavor; moderation; adjustment; influence (of the weather); state of health; chance
ひかげん condition of fire
きゅうげん sudden decrease