間違う

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ちが
Grade: S
kun'yomi
See also 間違い, and 間違える

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間違う (transitive, hiragana まちがう, rōmaji machigau, historical hiragana まちがふ)

  1. to make a mistake; to err
    計算 (けいさん)間違 (まちが)った
    Keisan o machigatta.
    I made a mistake in calculating.
    • 2010 December 8, Sorachi, Hideaki, “あることはさんある [Twice, Thrice That There Are]”, in ぎんたま [Silver Soul], volume 37 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 978-4-08-870145-5:
       () (ちが)った アーノルド (シュ) (ラン)ツェネ ()だった
      Machigatta Ānorudo Shurantseneko datta
      Nah, that's just Arnold Drunkeneggirl
  2. to mistake (A for B), to (verb) the wrong (noun)

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  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.