- -ing and -ing (e.g. "coming and going") - as …たり…たり, after the ren'youkei forms of multiple verbs
- doing such things as... - used adverbially
- expresses a command - as …たり…たり at sentence-end, after the ren'youkei forms of a repeated verb
- to be ［たり］ - from とあり, after a noun - archaism ➜ たる
- indicates completion or continuation of an action ［たり］ - from 〜てあり, after the ren'youkei form of a verb - archaism
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