述べる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Originally the potential conjugation of root verb 延ぶ (nobu, to spread something), used to mean "to make something widely known".

Verb[edit]

述べる (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana のべる, romaji noberu)

  1. To express or state something.
     (かれ)自分 (じぶん)意見 (いけん) ()べた
    kare ga jibun no iken o nobeta.
    He expressed his own opinion.
    以前 (いぜん) ()べた (とお)
    izen ni nobeta-tōri
    as stated previously

Usage notes[edit]

A common construction for using this verb would be:

  • 述べる
    [who][what]のべる
    [who] ga [what] o noberu
    [who] expresses [what]

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