Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
称す
Kana Reading
しょうす
Romaji
shōsu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to take the name of; to call oneself
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to pretend; to feign; to purport

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
称す
Plain Polite
称します
Negative
称さない
Negative Polite
称しません

Past

Plain
称した
Plain Polite
称しました
Negative
称さなかった
Negative Polite
称しませんでした

Te

Plain
称して
Plain Polite
称しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
称される
Plain Polite
称されます
Negative
称されない
Negative Polite
称されません

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