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Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with  ()える (kaeru),  ()える (kaeru) and  ()える (kaeru).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

変える (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變える, transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana かえる, rōmaji kaeru, historical hiragana かへる)

Japanese verb pair
active 変える
mediopassive 変わる
  1. to change, to make different
  2. to move or shift to a different time or place
    場所 (ばしょ) ()える
    basho o kaeru
    move somewhere else

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN