答える

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こた
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

答える ‎(transitive and intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana こたえる, romaji kotaeru, historical hiragana こたへる)

  1. (intransitive) to answer a question
     (むっ)つの質問 (しつもん) (こた)える。
    Muttsu no shitsumon ni kotaeru.
    I will answer six questions.
  2. (transitive) to say in reply to a question
    名前 (なまえ) (こた)えた。
    Namae o kotaeta.
    She gave her name.

Conjugation[edit]