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Reading and JLPT level
嗅ぐ JLPT 2
Kana Reading
かぐ
Romaji
kagu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `gu' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to sniff; to smell
    Example sentence
    匂い嗅いだ I sniffed the smell.

Examples of 嗅ぐ, かぐ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
嗅ぐ
Plain Polite
嗅ぎます
Negative
嗅がない
Negative Polite
嗅ぎません

Past

Plain
嗅いだ
Plain Polite
嗅ぎました
Negative
嗅がなかった
Negative Polite
嗅ぎませんでした

Te

Plain
嗅いで
Plain Polite
嗅ぎまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
嗅がれる
Plain Polite
嗅がれます
Negative
嗅がれない
Negative Polite
嗅がれません

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Kanji in this word

13 strokes

smell, sniff, scent

On'Yomi: キュウ

Kun'Yomi: か.ぐ

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