下さる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くだ
Grade: 1

Verb[edit]

下さる (irregular conjugation, hiragana くださる, romaji kudasaru)

  1. (honorific) give
    先生 (せんせい) (わたし) (ほん) (くだ)さいました
    sensei wa watashi ni hon o kudasaimashita.
    [My] teacher gave me a book.

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The receiver is always the speaker or someone close to the speaker such as a family member. The giver is always someone of higher social status than the speaker.

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