伺う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
うかが
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (humble) ask about
  2. (humble) hear, be told

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

  1. (humble) call on someone, visit

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]