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過去の推量・原因推量・伝聞・婉曲の補助動詞. Auxiliary for showing past deduction, past hypothetical cause, past hearsay, past circumlocution. [◯|◯|けむ(けん)|けむ(けん)|けめ|◯]

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What is ~やまさりけん and what part of sentence is it used as?

In the scenes of fight in old stories, I sometimes encountered a phrase ~やまさりけん usually in the compound form: 力やまさりけん 腕やまさりけん What is the exact meaning of the phrase and what part of the ...