Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
案ずる, 按ずる
Kana Reading
あんずる
Romaji
anzuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb - zuru verb (alternative form of -jiru verbs), transitive verb
    Meaning
    to be anxious or concerned about; to ponder (anxiously); to fear
    Example sentence
    案ずるより生む易し Fear often exaggerates danger.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to investigate; to consider; to plan
    Example sentence
    いつまでも思い悩まないでとりあえず動いてみたら。案ずるより産む易しよ。 I'd stop worrying about it and take some action. The anxiety that comes from doing nothing is worse than any danger you might face.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to pat; to rub; to take a sword in one's hand

Examples of 案ずる, 按ずる, あんずる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
案ずる
Plain Polite
案じます
Negative
案じない
Negative Polite
案じません

Past

Plain
案じた
Plain Polite
案じました
Negative
案じなかった
Negative Polite
案じませんでした

Te

Plain
案じて
Plain Polite
案じまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
案ぜられる
Plain Polite
案ぜられます
Negative
案ぜられない
Negative Polite
案ぜられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

10 strokes

plan, suggestion, draft, ponder, fear, proposition, idea, expectation, worry, table, bench

On'Yomi: アン

Kun'Yomi: つくえ

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9 strokes

hold, consider, investigate

On'Yomi: アン

Kun'Yomi: おさ.える, しら.べる

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