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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to raise; to elevateSee also 手を挙げる
  • しつもん質問
  • あれば
  • みぎて右手
  • 挙げて
  • くだ下さい
  • If you have a question, please raise your right hand.
2. to do up (one's hair)See also 髪を上げる
  • かみ
  • 上げた
  • ほう
  • わたし
  • 好き
  • I also prefer it with the hair worn up.
3. to fly (a kite, etc.); to launch (fireworks, etc.); to surface (a submarine, etc.)
  • はなび花火
  • しほうはっぽう四方八方
  • あげられた
  • The fireworks were set off on all sides.
4. to land (a boat)
  • かれ彼ら
  • その
  • ふね
  • きし
  • あげた
  • They drew the boat on the beach.
5. to deep-fryOnly applies to 揚げる
  • この
  • とりにく鶏肉
  • よく
  • あげ揚げらけれている
  • This chicken is fried well.
6. to show someone (into a room)
7. to summon (for geishas, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, Only applies to 揚げる
8. to send someone (away)
9. to enrol (one's child in school); to enroll
10. to increase (price, quality, status, etc.); to develop (talent, skill); to improve
  • その
  • みせ
  • ねだん値段
  • ぜんぶ全部
  • 上げた
  • The store raised all the prices.
11. to make (a loud sound); to raise (one's voice)See also 声を上げる
  • かれ
  • ひめい悲鳴
  • あげて
  • 逃げて
  • 行った
  • He cried out and ran away.
12. to earn (something desirable)
  • かれ
  • りっぱ立派な
  • せいせき成績
  • 上げた
  • He got wonderful results.
13. to praise
14. to give (an example, etc.); to citeusu. 挙げる
  • きしゃ記者
  • れい
  • ひと1つ
  • あげて
  • くださいます
  • Reporter: Can you give me an example?
15. to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.)usu. 挙げる
  • ぜんりょく全力
  • あげて
  • たたかえ
  • Fight with all your might.
16. to arrestOnly applies to 挙げる
17. to nominateOnly applies to 挙げる
  • わたし
  • かんがえ考えられる
  • こうほしゃ候補者
  • として
  • ポール
  • 挙げた
  • I put Paul's name forward as a possible candidate.
18. to givePolite (teineigo), Only applies to 上げる
  • あなた
  • とき時には
  • いもうと妹さん
  • こづかい
  • あげます
  • Do you sometimes give your sister money?
19. to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.)Only applies to 上げる
20. to bear (a child)
21. to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding)usu. 挙げる
  • わたし
  • せんげつ先月
  • けっこんしき結婚式
  • 挙げました
  • I held a wedding ceremony last month.
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
22. (of the tide) to come in
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb, Transitive verb
23. to vomit
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb
24. to do for (the sake of someone else)Usually written using kana alone, Polite (teineigo), after the -te form of a verb
  • ときかた解き方
  • おし教えて
  • あげる
  • I will show you how to solve it.
25. to complete ...See also 作り上げる, after the -masu stem of a verb
26. to humbly do ...Humble (kenjougo), See also 申し上げる, after the -masu stem of a humble verb to increase the level of humility
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挙げる 【あげる】揚げる 【あげる】
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Godan verb with mu ending, Transitive verb
1. to drink; to gulp; to swallow; to take (medicine)呑む is often used metaphorically; 服む is often used for medicine
  • この
  • くすり
  • 飲ま
  • なければ
  • 行けません
  • Must I take this medicine?
2. to smoke (tobacco)See also 喫む, also written 喫む
3. to engulf; to overwhelm
4. to keep down; to suppress
5. to accept (e.g. demand, condition)
6. to make light of; to conceal
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呑む 【のむ】飮む 【のむ】服む 【のむ】
飮む: Out-dated kanji. 服む: Irregular kanji usage.
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  • ページ
  • ぎょう
  • なさい
  • Let's begin with the fifth line on page 10.
2. to examine; to look over; to assess; to check; to judge
  • あたま
  • くらくら
  • している
  • ので
  • ふか深く
  • かんが考えず
  • いいかげんいい加減な
  • こと
  • 書いて
  • みる
  • My head is swimming, so I'll try writing any-old stuff without any deep thought.
3. to look after; to attend to; to take care of; to keep an eye onSee also 看る
  • わたし
  • おや
  • めんどう面倒
  • とか
  • 見られない
  • です
  • I can't look after my parents and such either.
4. to experience; to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.)
  • えいが映画
  • 行かない
  • Would you like to take in a movie?
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb
5. to try ...; to have a go at ...; to give ... a tryUsually written using kana alone, after the -te form of a verb
  • わたし私たち
  • おたがお互い
  • りかい理解
  • しよう
  • として
  • みる
  • べき
  • We should try to understand one another.
6. to see (that) ...; to find (that) ...Usually written using kana alone, as 〜てみると, 〜てみたら, 〜てみれば, etc.
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観る 【みる】視る 【みる】
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to be aware of; to know; to be conscious of; to cognize; to cognise
2. to notice; to feel
3. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp
4. to remember; to be acquainted with (a procedure)
5. to experience; to go through; to learn
6. to be acquainted with (a person); to get to know
7. to concern
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識る 【しる】
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to talk; to speak; to converse; to chat
  • おきゃくお客さん
  • でんわ電話
  • はな話した
  • John talked with his customer on the phone.
2. to tell; to explain; to narrate; to mention; to describe; to discuss
  • あなた
  • しゅみ趣味
  • について
  • はな話して
  • ください
  • Please tell me about your hobbies.
3. to speak (a language)
  • えいご英語
  • カナダ
  • はな話されている
  • English is spoken in Canada.
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咄す 【はなす】
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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to buy; to purchasein western Japan, 買う conjugates euphonically as こうた, こうて, etc.
  • インチキな
  • セールスマン
  • だまされて
  • やくだ役立たず
  • きかい機械
  • 買わされた
  • ジョン
  • しゅちょう主張
  • した
  • John claimed that the dishonest salesman had tricked him into buying a useless piece of machinery.
2. to value; to have a high opinion
  • かれ彼の
  • スキーヤー
  • として
  • ゆうしゅう優秀
  • せい
  • じゅうぶん十分に
  • 買っています
  • We fully appreciate his excellence as a skier.
3. to stir; to provoke; to draw upon oneself
  • かれ
  • 絶えず
  • ぶじょく侮辱
  • した
  • ので
  • わたし私の
  • いか怒り
  • かった
  • His constant insults aroused my anger.
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Godan verb with mu ending, Transitive verb
1. to read
2. to countSee also さばを読む, now mostly used in idioms
3. to guess; to predict; to read (someone's thoughts); to see (e.g. into someone's heart); to divine
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to take; to pick up; to harvest; to earn; to win; to choose
  • おさらお皿
  • 取った
  • もの
  • ぜんぶ全部
  • 食べ
  • なさい
  • You'd better eat everything that's on your plate.
2. to stealSee also 盗る
3. to eat; to have (a meal)See also 摂る
  • すいぶん水分
  • たくさん
  • 取って
  • ください
  • You should drink a lot of liquid.
4. to remove (one's glasses, etc.)also written as 脱る
5. to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.); to play
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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  • あなた
  • じしょ辞書
  • つか使って
  • いい
  • ですか
  • 」「
  • はい
  • どうぞ
  • "Can I use your dictionary?" "Yes, here you are."
2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulateSee also 人使い
  • アジアしょこくアジア諸国
  • など
  • から
  • でかせ出稼ぎ
  • きた
  • がいこくじん外国人
  • メイド
  • として
  • つか使う
  • じょうしき常識
  • ようになっている
  • It has become common practise to employ foreigners working abroad from Asian countries as maids.
3. to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  • おゆお湯
  • ぜんぶ全部
  • つか使わないで
  • Don't use all the hot water.
4. to use (language); to speakSee also 言葉遣い
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遣う 【つかう】
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Godan verb with tsu ending, Transitive verb, intransitive verb
1. to waitOnly applies to 待つ
2. to await; to look forward to; to anticipate
3. to depend on; to needusu. in negative form
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俟つ 【まつ】
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct造る usu. for large-scale building, manufacturing, etc.; 創る usu. for creating
  • どこ
  • 行って
  • かれ
  • かなら必ず
  • ともだち友達
  • つく作る
  • Wherever he may go, he is sure to make friends.
2. to prepare (food); to brew (alcohol)
  • たまご
  • 割らず
  • オムレツ
  • つく作れない
  • You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
3. to raise; to grow; to cultivate; to trainSee also 野菜を作る
  • あなた
  • さいえん菜園
  • つく作れる
  • こくもつ穀物
  • やさい野菜
  • 食べて
  • せいかつ生活
  • する
  • ほう
  • ずっと
  • やすあ安上がり
  • It's much cheaper to live on grains and vegetables you can grow in your garden.
4. to till
5. to draw up (a document); to make out; to prepare; to write
  • ぶんぽうてき文法的に
  • ただ正しい
  • ぶんしょう文章
  • つく作る
  • よう
  • こころ心がける
  • べき
  • You should try to produce grammatical sentences.
6. to create (an artistic work, etc.); to compose
  • ほん
  • つく作れば
  • やす安い
  • はや早い
  • まさに
  • いっきょりょうとく一挙両得
  • Desktop publishing lets you produce books quickly and cheaply. It's like killing two birds with one stone.
7. to coin (a phrase); to organize; to organise; to establish; to found
8. to have (a child)
9. to make up (one's face, etc.)
10. to fabricate (an excuse, etc.)
11. to give a (false) appearance; to feign (a smile, etc.); to put on a show of emotion
12. to form (a line, etc.)
  • れいがい例外
  • つく作る
  • べきではない
  • おも思います
  • I insist that exceptions not be made.
13. to set (a record)
14. to commit (a sin, etc.)
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造る 【つくる】創る 【つくる】
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to take out; to get out
  • おかねお金
  • いくらか
  • ひつよう必要
  • なら
  • ぎんこう銀行
  • から
  • 出して
  • よい
  • You can withdraw some money out of the bank, if you need any.
2. to put out; to reveal; to show
  • この
  • けん
  • なまえ名前
  • 出し
  • たくない
  • I want to remain anonymous in this.
3. to submit (e.g. thesis); to turn in
  • とうあん答案
  • 出す
  • まえ
  • もういちどもう一度
  • よみかえ読み返し
  • なさい
  • Read over your paper before you hand it in.
4. to publish; to make publicSee also あぶり出す あぶりだす
  • 1月
  • 20
  • げつようび月曜日
  • ごぜんちゅう午前中
  • さいしゅう最終
  • ぎじ議事
  • じこう事項
  • 出します
  • ので
  • さっきゅう早急に
  • へんじ返事
  • くだ下さい
  • We'll release the final agenda on the morning of Monday, January 20, so please reply quickly.
5. to send (e.g. letter)See also 手紙を出す
  • このあいだこの間
  • とうこう投稿した
  • きじ記事
  • やっと
  • ざっし雑誌
  • 載った
  • がんば頑張って
  • 出し
  • つづ続けた
  • かい甲斐があった
  • Sending manuscript after manuscript paid off. A magazine finally published my work.
6. to produce (a sound); to start (fire)See also 声を出す
  • せいふ政府
  • つぎ次の
  • ような
  • せいめい声明
  • 出した
  • The government issued the following statement.
7. to serve (food)
  • ここ
  • おいしい
  • たべもの食べ物
  • 出されます
  • They serve excellent food here.
Suffix, Godan verb with su ending
8. ... out (e.g. to jump out, to carry out)See also 飛び出す とびだす, after the -masu stem of a verb
  • いつから
  • いた痛み
  • だしました
  • How long have you had this pain?
9. to begin ...; to start to ...; to burst into ...See also 歌いだす うたいだす, after the -masu stem of a verb
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to wear (in modern Japanese, from the shoulders down); to put on
  • あの
  • あか赤い
  • ふく
  • 着る
  • よし
  • なさい
  • 」「
  • なぜ
  • いけない
  • "You had better not wear the red dress." "Why not?"
2. to bear (guilt, etc.)
  • その
  • おとこ
  • はんぎゃくしゃ反逆者
  • おめい汚名
  • きせられた
  • The man was branded as a traitor.
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著る 【きる】
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Godan verb with bu ending, Transitive verb
1. to call out (to); to call; to invoke
  • あなた
  • 呼べば
  • かれ
  • きた来る
  • でしょう
  • He will come if you call him.
2. to summon (a doctor, etc.)
  • パーティー
  • 呼んで
  • もらいました
  • こんかい今回
  • 行けません
  • You invited me to your party, but I can't make it this time.
3. to invite
  • ほんとう本当に
  • けいさつ警察
  • 呼び
  • たい
  • ぼく
  • かのじょ彼女
  • たず尋ねた
  • "Are you sure you want to call the police?" I asked her.
4. to designate; to name; to brand
  • この
  • えいが映画
  • たいへん大変な
  • にんき人気
  • 呼んだ
  • This movie has won great popularity.
5. to garner (support, etc.); to gather
  • あなた
  • ケパ
  • 呼ぶ
  • ことにします
  • You will be called Cephas.
6. to take as one's wifeArchaism, See also 娶る
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喚ぶ 【よぶ】招ぶ 【よぶ】
招ぶ: Irregular kanji usage.
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to hang up (e.g. a coat, a picture on the wall); to let hang; to suspend (from); to hoist (e.g. sail); to raise (e.g. flag)Usually written using kana alone, See also 壁にかける
  • コート
  • ハンガー
  • 掛けて
  • おきなさい
  • Put your coat on a hanger.
2. to put on (e.g. a blanket); to put on top of; to cover; to lay; to spreadUsually written using kana alone
  • ウエートレス
  • テーブル
  • うえ
  • しろ白い
  • テーブルクロス
  • かけた
  • The waitress spread a white cloth over the table.
3. to put on (glasses, etc.); to wear (a necklace, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, See also 眼鏡を掛ける
  • その
  • ふじん婦人
  • しんじゅ真珠
  • ネックレス
  • かけていた
  • The lady wore a necklace of pearls.
4. to make (a call)Usually written using kana alone, See also 電話を掛ける
  • えん
  • でんわ電話
  • かけられます
  • Can I make a phone call for ten yen?
5. to spend (time, money); to expend; to useUsually written using kana alone, See also 時間を掛ける
  • スーツ
  • そんなに
  • おかねお金
  • かける
  • には
  • ためらい
  • ある
  • I hesitate to pay so much for a suit.
6. to pour (liquid) onto; to sprinkle (powder or spices) onto; to splash; to throw (e.g. water) ontoUsually written using kana alone, See also 塩をかける
  • コック
  • さん
  • すこ少しも
  • かけていない
  • The cook hasn't put any on it.
7. to turn on (an engine, radio, etc.); to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.); to put on (a DVD, a song, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
8. to cause (somebody inconvenience, trouble, etc.); to burden (someone); to imposeUsually written using kana alone, See also 迷惑を掛ける
  • たいへん大変
  • ごめいわくご迷惑
  • おかけ
  • して
  • もうしわけ申し訳ありません
  • I am sorry to trouble you so much.
9. to multiply (arithmetic operation)Usually written using kana alone
10. to secure (e.g. lock)Usually written using kana alone, See also 鍵を掛ける
11. to take a seat; to sit; to rest (something on something else); to support (something on something else)Usually written using kana alone, See also 腰を掛ける
12. to bindUsually written using kana alone, also as 繋ける
  • その
  • はこ
  • かざ飾り
  • テープ
  • かけて
  • ください
  • Do up the box with decorative tape.
13. to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gambleUsually written using kana alone, See also 賭ける かける
14. to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) onUsually written using kana alone
  • あいつ
  • まほう魔法
  • かけて
  • カエル
  • してやろう
  • I'll bewitch him into a frog!
15. to hold (a play, festival, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
16. to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
  • だれも
  • その
  • しゅうじん囚人
  • なさ情け
  • かけた
  • Everybody showed sympathy toward the prisoner.
17. to argue (in court); to deliberate (in a meeting); to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, See also 裁判に掛ける
  • その
  • もんだい問題
  • いいんかい委員会
  • かけられている
  • The question is before the committee.
18. to increase furtherUsually written using kana alone
19. to catch (in a trap, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
20. to set atopUsually written using kana alone
21. to erect (a makeshift building)Usually written using kana alone
22. to apply (insurance)Usually written using kana alone, See also 保険を掛ける
  • その
  • かもつ貨物
  • には
  • あらゆる
  • きけん危険
  • にたいに対する
  • ほけん保険
  • 掛けられた
  • The freight was insured against all risks.
23. to pun (on a word); to use (a word) as a pivot word; to play on wordsUsually written using kana alone, See also 掛詞
  • しかし
  • のうえんしゅ農園主
  • かれ
  • ほほえ微笑み
  • かけました
  • But the farmer smiled at him.
Suffix, Ichidan verb
24. to be partway doing ...; to begin (but not complete) ...; to be about to ...Usually written using kana alone, See also 話し掛ける, after -masu stem of verb
25. to address (someone); to direct (something, to someone); to do (something, to someone)Usually written using kana alone, See also 話し掛ける, after -masu stem of verb; indicates an action is being directed to someone
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懸ける 【かける】
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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb, intransitive verb
1. to sing
  • ステージ
  • なに
  • うた歌いました
  • What did John sing on the stage?
Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
2. to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.); to compose a poem; to recite a poemesp. 歌う, 詠う
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唄う 【うたう】謡う 【うたう】詠う 【うたう】唱う 【うたう】
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Godan verb with mu ending, Transitive verb
1. to request; to beg; to ask
  • あなた
  • たの頼んで
  • よろしい
  • です
  • May I request a favour of you?
2. to call; to order; to reserve
  • わたし
  • たの頼んだ
  • もの
  • まだ
  • とど届いていません
  • I'm still waiting for my order.
3. to entrust to
  • さん
  • こと
  • たの頼む
  • Take care of Mr. Tanaka for me!
4. to rely onesp. 恃む
5. please; please doColloquialism
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恃む 【たのむ】憑む 【たのむ】
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to borrow; to have a loan
  • この
  • ほん
  • 借りして
  • よろしい
  • ですか
  • May I borrow this book?
2. to rent; to hire
  • へや部屋
  • ある
  • アパート
  • 借り
  • たい
  • のです
  • I want to rent an apartment with two rooms.
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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to wash; to cleanse; to rinse
  • その
  • バッグ
  • あら洗う
  • とき
  • せんたくき洗濯機
  • 入れないで
  • ください
  • When you wash the bag, please do not put it in the washing machine.
2. to inquire into; to investigate
3. to purify (one's heart)
4. to lave (e.g. shore); to wash over (e.g. deck); to sweep
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