To Be Piled Up
To Coincide, To Overlap, To Accumulate
intransitive verb, godan verb
If you remember 重ねる, then you'll recognize this as the intransitive version of that verb. Literally, this means to be piled up, but it's often used to mean to coincide, to overlap or to accumulate.
As is often our recommendation for more complicated or hard-to-translate words like this one, check out our common word combinations and context sentences to see how this word is used!
Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You learned that reading with 重ねる, but in case it's slipped your mind, here's a mnemonic to help you remember:
All these boxes that are piled up are here because you've just moved into your new casa (かさ). Congratulations! Now it's time to unpack every singe box you've accumulated. Have fun.
When I click here, the text overlaps and becomes unreadable. Do you think it's a bug?
What should I do? My child's birthday party falls on a work day.
There's not just one cause. Various factors converged to make it like this.