訪ねる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
尋ねる
訊ねる

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) ずね [tàzúnéꜜrù] (Nakadaka – [3])
  • IPA(key): [ta̠zɨᵝne̞ɾɯ̟ᵝ]
  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "訪ねる"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
訪ねる ずね [tàzúnéꜜrù]
Imperative (命令形) 訪ねろ ずね [tàzúnéꜜrò]
Key constructions
Passive 訪ねられる ずねられ [tàzúnéráréꜜrù]
Causative 訪ねさせる ずねさせ [tàzúnésáséꜜrù]
Potential 訪ねられる ずねられ [tàzúnéráréꜜrù]
Volitional 訪ねよう ずねよ [tàzúnéyóꜜò]
Negative 訪ねない ずねない [tàzúnéꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 訪ねなかった ずねなかった [tàzúnéꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 訪ねます ずねま [tàzúnémáꜜsù]
Perfective 訪ねた ねた [tàzúꜜnètà]
Conjunctive 訪ねて ねて [tàzúꜜnètè]
Hypothetical conditional 訪ねれば ずねれば [tàzúnéꜜrèbà]

Verb[edit]

(たず)ねる (tazunerutransitive ichidan (stem (たず) (tazune), past (たず)ねた (tazuneta))

  1. call on someone, visit

Usage notes[edit]

  • The subject must be animate (e.g. a person).
  • The object can be either animate (e.g. a person) or inanimate (e.g. a location).
  • The action must be on purpose, non-arbitrary, non-coincidental or non-accidental.

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