Jisho

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Words — 4 found

Godan verb with u ending (special class), Transitive verb
1. to ask; to inquire
  • かれ
  • もう
  • いっぱい一杯
  • いかが
  • 問う
  • Ask if he wants another drink.
2. to blame (someone) for; to accuse of; to pursue (question of responsibility); to charge with
  • この
  • おとこ
  • せっとうざい窃盗罪
  • 問われた
  • This man was charged with theft.
3. to care about; to regard as importantSee also 問わず, used in neg. form
  • あなた
  • じんしゅ人種
  • ねんれい年齢
  • しゅうきょう宗教
  • 問いません
  • I don't care about your race or age or religion.
4. to call into question; to doubt; to questionusu. in passive form
Other forms
訪う 【とう】
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かた
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
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いったんはじまつだいはじ 一旦恥問末代
Expression
1. better to ask and be embarrassed than not ask and never knowProverb
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いちはじまつだいはじ 一度末代
Expression
1. better to ask and be embarrassed than not ask and never knowProverb
Other forms
問うは一度の恥問わぬは末代の恥 【とうはいちどのはじとわぬはまつだいのはじ】
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Kanji — 1 found

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11 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
question, ask, problem
Kun: と.う と.い とん
On: モン
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Sentences — 17 found

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    • せいふ政府
    • じゅうみん住民
    • 問う
    • いっぱんとうひょう一般投票
    • じっし実施
    • しました
    The government put the question to the people in a referendum. Tatoeba
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Names — 1 found

とうま 【問馬】
Family or surname
1. Touma