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  • on reading:
  • kun reading:
  • こころみる   ため
  • meaning(s):
  • test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
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こうし national examinations
ためし trial; test
ためしざん checking
し斬り ためしぎり trying out a new sword or blade
ためしぎり trying out a new sword (on someone)