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Conjugations for 呼ぶ

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yobu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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yobu
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yobu
Irregular Kanji

English Meaning(s) for 呼ぶ

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to call out (to); to call; to invoke
  2. to summon (a doctor, etc.)
  3. to invite
  4. to designate; to name; to brand
  5. to garner (support, etc.); to gather
  6. to take as one's wife

Definition and Synonyms for 呼ぶ

Address greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Synonyms: 呼ぶ
Summon call in an official matter, such as to attend court
Synonyms: 召し出す, 召喚, 召致, 召集, 呼ぶ, 呼び出す, 喚問, 招致, 招集
Call order, request, or command to come
Synonyms: 呼ぶ, 呼びにやる, 呼び出す, 呼び寄せる, 呼び迎える
Call challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement
Synonyms: 召す, 召し出す, 呼ぶ, 招集
Make give rise to
Synonyms: いたす, きたす, もたらす, 呼ぶ, 引き起こす, 惹起, 招く, 生ずる, 生み出す, 発出, 誘発, 誘起, 起こす
Invite invite someone to one's house
Synonyms: お呼び, 呼ぶ, 招く, 招待, 請じる, 請ずる
Call rouse somebody from sleep with a call
Synonyms: 召す, 召し出す, 呼ぶ
Hollo utter a sudden loud cry
Synonyms: うめく, わめく, うそぶく, 叫ぶ, 叫喚, 号泣, 呼ぶ, 呼ばわる, 咆哮, 啼泣, 喚呼, 喚き立てる, 大呼, 怒鳴る, 悲鳴, 泣き叫ぶ, 泣き喚く, 泣き立てる
Call ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
Synonyms: 名付ける, 呼ぶ
Call Out call out loudly, as of names or numbers
Synonyms: 呼ぶ, 呼ばわる, 呼び上げる, 呼号, 呼び立てる, 大呼
Call assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Synonyms: 名付ける, 呼ぶ, 命名, 称える, 称える
Call send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.
Synonyms: 召す, 召し出す, 呼ぶ, 呼び出し, 呼び出す
Call charge with or censure for an offense
Synonyms: 召す, 召し出す, 呼ぶ, 招集
Make cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
Synonyms: いたす, きたす, もたらす, 呼ぶ, 引き起こす, 惹起, 招く, 生ずる, 生み出す, 発出, 誘発, 誘起, 起こす
Call make a signal to in order to transmit a message
Synonyms: 召す, 召し出す, 呼ぶ, 呼び出し, 呼び出す

Meanings for each kanji in 呼ぶ

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Categories 呼ぶ is a member of

Rouse cause to become awake or conscious
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Order give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
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Quest express the need or desire for
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Call order, request, or command to come
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Gainsay take exception to
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Address speak to
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Announce make known
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Utter express audibly
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Label assign a label to
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Telecommunicate communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 呼ぶ

Conjugations for 呼ぶ

masu stem
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yobi
Negative stem
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yoba
te-form
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yonde
Negative te-form
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yobanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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yobanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobanai
Past Indicative Form
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yonda
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobanakatta
Presumptive Form
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yobou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobimasen
Past Indicative Form
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yobimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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yobimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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yobitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobitakunakatta
Adjective stem
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yobita
te-form
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yobitakute
Negative te-form
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yobitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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yobitaku
Provisional Form
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yobitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
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yobitakunakereba
Conditional Form
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yobitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
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yobitakunakattara
Objective Form
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yobitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
yobe
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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yobanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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yondara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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yondari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
yoberu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
yobenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··]
yobeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
yobenakatta
masu-stem
[()·]
yobe
te-form
[()··]
yobete
Negative te-form
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yobenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
yobemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobemasen
Past Indicative Form
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yobemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
yobareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
yobarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
yobareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
yobarenakatta
masu stem
[()··]
yobare
te-form
[()···]
yobarete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
yobarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
yobaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
yobaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
yobaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
yobaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
yobasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
yobaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
yobasenakatta
masu stem
[()··]
yobase
te-form
[()···]
yobasete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
yobasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
yobasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
yobasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
yobasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
yobasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
yobasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
yobasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
yobasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
yobasarenakatta
masu stem
[()···]
yobasare
te-form
[()····]
yobasarete
Negative te-form
[()······]
yobasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·····]
yobasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
yobasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()······]
yobasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[()··]
yoban
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
yobazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
yobanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
yobazaru

Sample Sentences for 呼ぶ

We're having some friends over.
In dog ethology the leader is called 'alpha'; after that it continues with 'beta' and 'gamma'.
You can call me Bob.
Tom's friends called him Mr. Money Bags.
The teacher will call us when he's ready.

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