Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
事を構える
Kana Reading
ことをかまえる
Romaji
kotowokamaeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    to take an aggressive position; to stir up trouble

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
事を構える
Plain Polite
事を構えます
Negative
事を構えない
Negative Polite
事を構えません

Past

Plain
事を構えた
Plain Polite
事を構えました
Negative
事を構えなかった
Negative Polite
事を構えませんでした

Te

Plain
事を構えて
Plain Polite
事を構えまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
事を構えられる
Plain Polite
事を構えられます
Negative
事を構えられない
Negative Polite
事を構えられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

14 strokes

posture, build, pretend

On'Yomi: コウ

Kun'Yomi: かま.える, かま.う

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JLPT 4

8 strokes

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

On'Yomi: ,

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