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遊ぶ, あそぶ, あすぶ

  • asobu,asubu


Godan verb with `bu' ending, intransitive verb

  • to play
  • to enjoy oneself
  • to have a good time


  • to mess about (with alcohol, gambling, philandery, etc.)


  • to be idle
  • to do nothing
  • to be unused


  • to go to (for pleasure or for study)


  • (in baseball) to intentionally throw a ball to lower the batter's concentration

Examples of 遊ぶ,あそぶ,あすぶ in a Sentence

There were two children playing on the street.
The machine is lying idle.
Children enjoying making a splash in water as they come off a waterslide.
Three children were playing in the park.
Come, boy, she called, "come and play."
I am too old and sad to play, said the boy.
No wonder he failed the exam, after wasting so much time like that.
You can ask the child who's playing over there.
You must not play.
He will soon be past playing with toys.

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遊ぶ,あそぶ,あすぶ Conjugations

Plain Polite 遊びますあそびます
Negative 遊ばないあそばない
Negative Polite 遊びませんあそびません
Past 遊んだあそんだ
Past Polite 遊びましたあそびました
Past Negative 遊ばなかったあそばなかった
Past Negative Polite 遊びませんでしたあそびませんでした
Te Form 遊んであそんで
Progressive 遊んでいるあそんでいる
Progressive Polite 遊んでいますあそんでいます
Progressive Negative 遊んでないあそんでない
Progressive Negative Polite 遊んでいませんあそんでいません
Passive 遊ばれるあそばれる
Passive Te Form 遊ばれてあそばれて
Imperative 遊びなさいあそびなさい
Imperative Polite 遊んでくださいあそんでください
Imperative Polite Negative 遊ばないでくださいあそばないでください
Optative 遊びたいあそびたい
Optative Negative 遊びたくなかったあそびたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 遊びたくないですあそびたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 遊びたくありませんあそびたくありません
Optative Past 遊びたかったあそびたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 遊びたくなかったですあそびたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 遊びたくありませんでしたあそびたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 遊びたくてあそびたくて
Optative Conditional 遊びたければあそびたければ
Gerund 遊びながらあそびながら
Factitive 遊ばせるあそばせる
Factitive Shortened 遊ばすあそばす
Potential 遊べるあそべる
Potential Polite 遊べますあそべます
Conditional (Ba Form) 遊べばあそべば
Conditional (Tara Form) 遊んだらあそんだら
Volitional 遊ぼうあそぼう
Volitional Polite 遊びましょうあそびましょう
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