酔う

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

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/wepu//weɸu//e.u//yo.u/

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酔う (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 醉う, intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana よう, rōmaji you, historical hiragana ゑふ)

  1. To get drunk; to become intoxicated or inebriated. To fall under the influence of alcohol.
     (さけ) ()って (あば)れる
    sake ni yotte abareru
    to get drunk and become violent
  2. (figuratively) To become intoxicated (exhilarated) by something.
     () (けい) ()
    yokei ni you
    to get lost in the night scene
  3. To get motion sick. To get sick or nauseated on a moving vehicle. To get carsick, airsick, seasick, etc.
     () (もの) ()
    norimono ni you
    to get motion sick on a vehicle

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