Godan verb with ru ending (irregular verb)
1. to also be (implies that as well as the earlier stated this is also the case)See also である, である with も; formal, literary
  • しょうせつか小説家
  • でもあり
  • しじん詩人
  • ある
  • D.H. Lawrence is a novelist and poet.
2. to be ... or something
  • なに何か
  • わる悪い
  • こと
  • でもあった
  • What is the matter with you?


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