飼う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "飼う"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
飼う [káꜜù]
Imperative (命令形) 飼え [káꜜè]
Key constructions
Passive 飼われる われ [kàwáréꜜrù]
Causative 飼わせる わせ [kàwáséꜜrù]
Potential 飼える [kàéꜜrù]
Volitional 飼おう [kàóꜜò]
Negative 飼わない ない [kàwáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 飼わなかった なかった [kàwáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 飼います いま [kàímáꜜsù]
Perfective 飼った った [káꜜttà]
Conjunctive 飼って って [káꜜttè]
Hypothetical conditional 飼えば えば [káꜜèbà]

Verb[edit]

() (kau) (transitive, godan conjugation, stem () (kai), past ()った (katta))

  1. to raise; to feed (livestock etc.)
    (うし)()って生計(せいけい)()ている。
    Ushi o katte seikei o tateiru.
    He makes his living by raising cattle.
  2. to keep, have (a pet)
    (わたし)(おお)きな(いぬ)()ってます。
    Watashi wa ōki na inu o kattemasu.
    I have a big dog.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  • ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN