争う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あらそ
Grade: 4
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
爭う (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "争う"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
争う らそ [àrásóꜜù]
Imperative (命令形) 争え らそ [àrásóꜜè]
Key constructions
Passive 争われる らそわれ [àrásówáréꜜrù]
Causative 争わせる らそわせ [àrásówáséꜜrù]
Potential 争える らそえ [àrásóéꜜrù]
Volitional 争おう らそお [àrásóóꜜò]
Negative 争わない らそわない [àrásówáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 争わなかった らそわなかった [àrásówáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 争います らそいま [àrásóímáꜜsù]
Perfective 争った らそった [àrásóꜜttà]
Conjunctive 争って らそって [àrásóꜜttè]
Hypothetical conditional 争えば らそえば [àrásóꜜèbà]

Verb[edit]

(あらそ) (arasouあらそふ (arasofu)? intransitive godan (stem (あらそ) (arasoi), past (あらそ)った (arasotta), kyūjitai 爭う)

  1. compete, contest
    (ゆう)(しょう)(あらそ)っている
    yūshō o arasotte iru
    Competing for victory
  2. argue, dispute

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN