呼ぶ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "呼ぶ"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
呼ぶ [yòbú]
Imperative (命令形) 呼べ [yòbé]
Key constructions
Passive 呼ばれる ばれる [yòbárérú]
Causative 呼ばせる ばせる [yòbásérú]
Potential 呼べる べる [yòbérú]
Volitional 呼ぼう [yòbóꜜò]
Negative 呼ばない ばない [yòbánáí]
Negative perfective 呼ばなかった ばなかった [yòbánáꜜkàttà]
Formal 呼びます びま [yòbímáꜜsù]
Perfective 呼んだ んだ [yòńdá]
Conjunctive 呼んで んで [yòńdé]
Hypothetical conditional 呼べば [yòbéꜜbà]

Verb[edit]

() (yobutransitive godan (stem () (yobi), past ()んだ (yonda))

  1. to call; to call out
  2. to call, to apply a name to someone
    • 1914, 夏目漱石, こころ:
      (わたし)はその(ひと)(つね)先生(せんせい)()んでいた。
      Watashi wa sono hito o tsune ni sensei to yonde ita.
      I always called him "teacher."
  3. to send for someone, to call for someone, to get someone
    • 1926, 松本泰, 日蔭の街:
      (はや)く、何卒(なにとぞ)、タクシーを()んで(くだ)さい。
      Hayaku, nanitozo, takushī o yonde kudasai.
      Please hurry up and hail a taxi.
  4. to call something by a name; to designate
    • 1910, 有島武郎, 二つの道:
      (ひと)はいろいろな()によってこの(ふた)つの(みち)()んでいる。
      Hito wa iroiro na na ni yotte kono futatsu no michi o yonde iru.
      People know these two paths by many names.
  5. to invite

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1960, Tetsuo Hirayama (平山輝男, editor), 全国アクセント辞典 (Zenkoku Akusento Jiten, Nationwide Accent Dictionary), (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.