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Godan verb with tsu ending, Intransitive verb
1. to consist of; to be made up of; to be composed of
  • この
  • クラス
  • 35
  • めい
  • せいと生徒
  • から
  • なりた成り立っている
  • This class is made up of thirty-five pupils.
Godan verb with tsu ending, Intransitive verb
2. to be concluded (e.g. of an agreement); to hold true (e.g. of a theory); to be valid
  • きみ君の
  • りろん理論
  • なりた成り立たない
  • おも思う
  • I think your theory does not hold water.
Godan verb with tsu ending, Intransitive verb
3. to be viable (of a business, lifestyle, etc.); to carry on; to keep going
  • そんな
  • ばしょ場所
  • ほんや本屋
  • やって
  • しょうばい商売
  • なりた成り立たない
  • だろう
  • A bookstore in that location wouldn't make enough money to survive.
Other forms
成立つ 【なりたつ】

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