従う

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 6

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従う ‎(intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana したがう, romaji shitagau)

  1. comply, follow
     (ほう) (したが)った
    hō ni shitagatta.
    I followed the law.
  2. obey; submit; accept orders or commands
  3. obey; be under orders of a person
    上長に従う
    obey a chief
  4. follow (proceed behind)
  5. follow (trace an adjacent course)

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.