触る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Verb[edit]

触る ‎(intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana さわる, romaji sawaru)

  1. to touch, to feel
     (ぼく) (くるま) (さわ)らないでくれ。
    Boku no kuruma o sawaranai de kure.
    Don't touch my car!
     (さわ)な!
    Sawaru na!
    Hands off!

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb 触る often carries a negative or sexual connotation.
  • Although 触る is intransitive, it may be used with the direct object marker (o).

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