Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
躊躇う JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ためらう
Romaji
tamerau
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to hesitate
    Example sentence
    躊躇うもの失敗する He who hesitates is lost.

Examples of 躊躇う, ためらう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
躊躇う
Plain Polite
躊躇います
Negative
躊躇わない
Negative Polite
躊躇いません

Past

Plain
躊躇った
Plain Polite
躊躇いました
Negative
躊躇わなかった
Negative Polite
躊躇いませんでした

Te

Plain
躊躇って
Plain Polite
躊躇いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
躊躇われる
Plain Polite
躊躇われます
Negative
躊躇われない
Negative Polite
躊躇われません

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Kanji in this word

19 strokes

hesitate

On'Yomi: チョ, チャク

Kun'Yomi: ためら.う

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21 strokes

hesitate

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