あう

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

あう (auintransitive godan (stem あい (ai), past あった (atta))

  1. 会う: to meet
  2. 合う: to match with, to be proper
  3. 遭う: to meet with (misfortune)
  4. 遇う: to meet with (misfortune)
  5. 逢う: to meet with (drama or pathos)
  6. 逅う: to meet with (unexpectedly)
  7. 邂う: to meet with (unexpectedly)
  8. 翕う: to meet with (very rare kanji usage)
  9. 覯う: to meet with (very rare kanji usage)
  10. 覿う: to meet with (very rare kanji usage)
  11. 遘う: to meet with (very rare kanji usage)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of あう – see the following entries.
おう3
[affix] centre, middle
[affix] (US) Short for 央州 (Oregon (a state of the United States)).
おう5
[affix] cherry tree
[affix] cherry tree that bears edible fruit
[affix] (US) Short for サクラメント桜府 (Sakuramento, Sacramento (a city in California, United States)).
(This term, あう, is a historical kana spelling of the above terms.)
For a list of all kanji read as あう, see Category:Japanese kanji read as あう.)

(The following entries are uncreated: , , , , .)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Akira Matsumura, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN