Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
腕を返す
Kana Reading
かいなをかえす
Romaji
kainawokaesu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `su' ending
    Meaning
    to place one's arms under those of the opponent and lift them up, in order to prevent an overhand grip on one's mawashi (in sumo)

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
腕を返す
Plain Polite
腕を返します
Negative
腕を返さない
Negative Polite
腕を返しません

Past

Plain
腕を返した
Plain Polite
腕を返しました
Negative
腕を返さなかった
Negative Polite
腕を返しませんでした

Te

Plain
腕を返して
Plain Polite
腕を返しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
腕を返される
Plain Polite
腕を返されます
Negative
腕を返されない
Negative Polite
腕を返されません

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JLPT 2

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arm, ability, talent

On'Yomi: ワン

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