Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
添う, 副う JLPT 1
Kana Reading
そう
Romaji
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending
    Meaning
    to meet (one's expectations, etc.); to satisfy; to comply with
    Example sentence
    私達期待添うこと出来なかった He failed to come up to our expectations.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to accompany; to stay by one's side
    Example sentence
    我々期待そわなかった He did not live up to expectations.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to marry; to wed
    Example sentence
    演技期待添わなかった His performance fell short of expectations.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be added
    Example sentence
    新しい期待添うものではなかった The new house didn't live up to expectations.

Examples of 添う, 副う, そう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
添う
Plain Polite
添います
Negative
添わない
Negative Polite
添いません

Past

Plain
添った
Plain Polite
添いました
Negative
添わなかった
Negative Polite
添いませんでした

Te

Plain
添って
Plain Polite
添いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
添われる
Plain Polite
添われます
Negative
添われない
Negative Polite
添われません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

11 strokes

annexed, accompany, marry, suit, meet, satisfy, attach, append, garnish, imitate

On'Yomi: テン

Kun'Yomi: そ.える, そ.う, も.える, も.う

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JLPT 2

11 strokes

vice-, duplicate, copy

On'Yomi: フク

Kun'Yomi:

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