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手伝う JLPT 4
Kana Reading
てつだう
Romaji
tetsudau
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to help; to assist; to take part in
    Example sentence
    手伝いたいけど多分足手まといになるよね。 I'd like to help, but I think I'd just get in your way.

Examples of 手伝う, てつだう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
手伝う
Plain Polite
手伝います
Negative
手伝わない
Negative Polite
手伝いません

Past

Plain
手伝った
Plain Polite
手伝いました
Negative
手伝わなかった
Negative Polite
手伝いませんでした

Te

Plain
手伝って
Plain Polite
手伝いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
手伝われる
Plain Polite
手伝われます
Negative
手伝われない
Negative Polite
手伝われません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

6 strokes

transmit, go along, walk along, follow, report, communicate, legend, tradition

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JLPT 5

4 strokes

hand

On'Yomi: シュ,

Kun'Yomi: , て-, -て, た-

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