Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
覆う, 被う, 掩う, 蔽う, 蓋う JLPT 3
Kana Reading
おおう
Romaji
ōu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to cover; to hide; to conceal; to wrap; to disguise
    Example sentence
    いうから溢れだした覆われていた Anything like a road was covered with water that had flooded out of the river.

Examples of 覆う, 被う, 掩う, 蔽う, 蓋う, おおう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
覆う
Plain Polite
覆います
Negative
覆わない
Negative Polite
覆いません

Past

Plain
覆った
Plain Polite
覆いました
Negative
覆わなかった
Negative Polite
覆いませんでした

Te

Plain
覆って
Plain Polite
覆いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
覆われる
Plain Polite
覆われます
Negative
覆われない
Negative Polite
覆われません

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動詞と指定詞 (Verbs and Copula)

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Kanji in this word

13 strokes

cover, lid, flap

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JLPT 1

18 strokes

capsize, cover, shade, mantle, be ruined

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JLPT 2

10 strokes

incur, cover, veil, brood over, shelter, wear, put on, be exposed (film), receiving

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11 strokes

cover, conceal

On'Yomi: エン

Kun'Yomi: おお.う

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15 strokes

cover, shade, mantle, capsize, be ruined

On'Yomi: ヘイ, ヘツ, フツ

Kun'Yomi: おお.う, おお.い

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