間違える

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ちが
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Verb[edit]

間違える (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana まちがえる, rōmaji machigaeru, historical hiragana まちがへる)

  1. to make a mistake in
  2. to make an error (i.e. in calculation)
  3. to confuse, to mistake something for something else

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  •  (わたし)英語 (えいご) (はな)すと (かなら)間違 (まちが)える。
    Watashi wa Eigo o hanasu to kanarazu machigaeru.
    Whenever I speak English, I always make mistakes.
  •  (ひと)はよく (わたし) (わたし) (あに)間違 (まりが)える。
    Hito wa yoku watashi o watashi no ani to marigaeru.
    People always mistake me for my brother.