覚える

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おぼ
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/omo2hu/: omwopoyu → omwoɸoyu → omoɸoyu → omboyu → oboyu → oboyuru → oboyeru → oboeru. From lower bigrade 覚ゆ, which in tern is from 思ほゆ. The irrealis of 思ふ (omohu, think) /omoha/ + yu "[grammatical suffix]" in attributive form. /omohayu/ → /omohoyu/.

Verb[edit]

覚える (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana おぼえる, romaji oboeru)

  1. recall
  2. learn
  3. memorize

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