間違える

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S

Verb[edit]

間違える (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana まちがえる, romaji machigaeru)

  1. to make a mistake in
  2. to make an error (i.e. in calculation)
  3. to confuse, to mistake something for something else

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Usage notes[edit]

Watashi wa Eigo wo hanasu to kanarazu machigaeru.
Whenever I speak English, I always make mistakes.
Hito wa yoku watashi wo watashi no ani to machigaeru.
People always mistake me for my brother.