代える

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

VerbEdit

代える (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana かえる, romaji kaeru)

  1. substitute, use in place of, replace with, replace something with another
    BさんをAさんに代える
    ビーさんをエーさんにかえる
    Bī-san o ē-san ni kaeru
    Substitute Mr. A for Mr. B

Derived termsEdit

  • 代え (kae): change, alteration, substitute
  • に代えて (…ni kaete): in place of…
  • 入れ代える (irekaeru): replace, substitute
  • 着せ代える (kisekaeru): change clothes on a doll
  • 背に腹は代えられぬ (se ni hara wa kaerarenu): not able to escape an urgent problem without making some sacrifice
  • 背に腹は代えられない (se ni hara wa kaerarenai): not able to escape an urgent problem without making some sacrifice

Related termsEdit

  • 代わる (kawaru): substitute, be substituted for
  • 替える (kaeru): replace, change to something new
  • 換える (kaeru): exchange, interchange
  • 変える (kaeru): change, alter, convert
Last modified on 21 November 2013, at 12:18