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咎める JLPT 1
Kana Reading
とがめる
Romaji
togameru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    to blame; to find fault; to challenge; to threaten; to take someone to task; to aggravate (an injury)
    Example sentence
    良心とがめた His conscience pricked him.

Examples of 咎める, とがめる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
咎める
Plain Polite
咎めます
Negative
咎めない
Negative Polite
咎めません

Past

Plain
咎めた
Plain Polite
咎めました
Negative
咎めなかった
Negative Polite
咎めませんでした

Te

Plain
咎めて
Plain Polite
咎めまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
咎められる
Plain Polite
咎められます
Negative
咎められない
Negative Polite
咎められません

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Kanji in this word

8 strokes

blame, censure, reprimand

On'Yomi: キュウ, コウ

Kun'Yomi: とが.める, とが

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