Does たり have any other meanings or translations than "I do things like…and …"?

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    In classical Japanese, 〜たり is stative / perfective form of verbs (ancestor of modern 〜た form). Possibly still used in this way in archaic style in modern language... (Simple past tense was formed by completely different 〜き/〜し/〜しき suffix.)
    – Arfrever
    Jan 24 at 4:51
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    The following should answer your question. -た and -たり meaning and etymology
    – sundowner
    Jan 24 at 9:26


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