伺う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Verb[edit]

伺う (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana うかがう, romaji ukagau)

  1. ask about
  2. hear, be told

伺う (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana うかがう, romaji ukagau)

  1. call on someone, visit

Usage notes[edit]

This is used to humble oneself when speaking to a superior.

Conjugation[edit]