Words — 3 found

Godan verb with 'u' ending, Intransitive verb
1. to meet; to encounter; to see逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
  • まえ
  • かれ
  • あった
  • おぼえ覚えている
I remember seeing him before.
Godan verb with 'u' ending, Intransitive verb
2. to have an accident; to have a bad experienceUsually written using kana alone, esp. 遭う when in kanji
  • えき
  • 行く
  • とちゅう途中
  • にわかあめにわか雨
  • 遭った
I was caught in a shower on my way to the station.
Other forms
逢う 【あう】遭う 【あう】遇う 【あう】
遇う: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. we meet only to part; meeting is the first step to partingProverb
Other forms
会うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】
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Kanji — 1 found

6 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
On: カイ
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Sentences — 1511 found

  • jreibun/619/2
    • ぼう
    • に当たる」ということわざは、思いがけない幸運に
    • であ出会う
    • という意味と、思いがけない災難に
    • 遭う
    • という2つの意味を持っている。
    The Japanese proverb, “Even a dog that walks will bump into a pole” has two meanings: one is that good luck may come unexpectedly, and the other is that misfortune may also come out of the blue. Jreibun
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