合う

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

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合う (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana あう, rōmaji au)

  1. to match
    イメージに ()わない
    imēji ni awanai
    does not match with one's personal image
     (ちゅう) () (りょう) () ()デザート
    chūka ryōri ni au dezāto
    dessert that pairs with Chinese food
     () (とはなし) ()
    hito to hanashi ga au
    to be on the same wavelength with someone
    (literally, “the conversation with someone corresponds”)
  2. to be proper
  3. (suffix) together; with each other
     (ちか) ()
    chikaiau
    to promise to each other
     ()つめあう
    mitsumeau
    to stare into each other's eyes
     (つう) ()
    tsūjiau
    to be reciprocally understood
     (たが)いの民族 (みんぞく) (すぐ)れた性質 (せいしつ) (こう) () (ぶん) () (しょう) (さん) ()[1]
    o-tagai no minzoku no sugureta seishitsu ya kōki na bunka o shōsan shiau
    praise the excellency and refined quality of the cultures of each other's peoples

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