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かわる [かわる] (kawaru-group)
    Meaning: instead of / in place of
    Example: I will go instead of you
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: lesson
    Author: dc

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kawarini can be used for all the meanings below
nikawatte is mainly for "instead"

- on behalf of
I will go on your behalf

- instead of
I want coffee instead of tea

- to make up for
I am going to enjoy myself in the daytime, but to make up for it I intend to study at night.


 
(dc)
Usage:

noun + no+kawarini
 先生の代わりに
 sensei no kawarini

noun+ ni kawatte
 先生に代わって

verb-masu + kawarini
 遊ぶ代わりに
 asobu kawarini

adj+ kawarini
 高い代わりに
 takai kawarini
 
(dc)

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joyVerb-masu + kawarini? The example shows dictionary form of the verb (あそぶ). 

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