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  • on reading:
  • イン
  • kun reading:
  • かげ   かげ
  • meaning(s):
  • shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow
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いん yin
かげ shade; shadow; other side
げる かげる to darken; to get dark; to be clouded; to be obscured
かげで behind one's back
かげでうごく to act behind the scenes