meaning "grant, answer"
onyomi キョウ
叶うかなうto come true (wish); to be suited; to match (implies competition), to rival, to bear (e.g. I can''t bear the heat)
叶えるかなえるto grant (request, wish)
叶わぬかなわぬときのかみだのみMan turns to God only in his trouble
に叶ういにかなうto satisfy (one), to meet (one''s) desire
に叶うめがねにかなうto win the favour of (favor), to be acknowledged (e.g. by a superior), to measure up to
ったり叶ったりねがったりかなったりeverything working out as desired
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