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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
會う (kyūjitai)
逢う
遭う
遇う

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PronunciationEdit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "会う"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
会う [áꜜù]
Imperative (命令形) 会え [áꜜè]
Key constructions
Passive 会われる われ [àwáréꜜrù]
Causative 会わせる わせ [àwáséꜜrù]
Potential 会える [àéꜜrù]
Volitional 会おう [àóꜜò]
Negative 会わない ない [àwáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 会わなかった なかった [àwáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 会います いま [àímáꜜsù]
Perfective 会った った [áꜜttà]
Conjunctive 会って って [áꜜttè]
Hypothetical conditional 会えば えば [áꜜèbà]

VerbEdit

() (auあふ (afu)? intransitive godan (stem () (ai), past ()った (atta))

  1. to meet with, see, meet again or for the first time
    ()いたいaitaiI miss you (literally, “I want to meet up [with you again]”)
    ()いたかったaitakatta n daI wanted to see [you again]; I'd missed you
    (とも)(だち)()えなくなる
    tomodachi ni aenakunaru
    to become unable to see one's friends
  2. to come across, meet by accident, bump into
  3. to gather, to come together
  4. to receive guests etc.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2002, 京阪系アクセント辞典 (A Dictionary of Tone on Words of the Keihan-type Dialects) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Bensei, →ISBN