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toikakeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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toikakeru
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toikakeru

English Meaning(s) for 問いかける

ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to ask a question
  2. to begin to ask a question

Definition and Synonyms for 問いかける

Inquire inquire about
Synonyms: 下問, 伺う, 借問, 問う, 問いかける, 問い合わせる, 問い質す, 尋ねる, 聞く, 質問
Question pose a question
Synonyms: 伺う, 借問, 問う, 問いかける, 問い質す, 尋ねる, 聞く, 質問, 質疑
Query an instance of questioning
Synonyms: クエスチョン, 問い, 問いかける, 問い合わせ, 問い合わせる, 質問
Interrogation a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
Synonyms: クエスチョン, , 問い, 問いかける, 疑問文, 質問

Meanings for each kanji in 問いかける

question; ask; problem Kanji Details »

Categories 問いかける is a member of

Communicate transmit thoughts or feelings
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Ask address a question to and expect an answer from
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Sentence a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
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Inquiring a request for information
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 問いかける

Conjugations for 問いかける

masu stem Form
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toikake
Negative stem Form
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toikake
te-form
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toikakete
Negative te-form Form
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toikakenakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakenai
Past Indicative Form
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toikaketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakenakatta
Presumptive Form
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toikakeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakemasen
Past Indicative Form
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toikakemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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toikakemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikaketai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikaketakunai
Past Indicative Form
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toikaketakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikaketakunakatta
te-form
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toikaketakute
Negative te-form Form
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toikaketakunakute
Adverbial Form
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toikaketaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakenakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikaketara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikaketari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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toikakerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakerarenakatta
te-form
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toikakerarete
Negative te-form Form
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toikakerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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toikakeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakeraremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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toikakerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakerarenakatta
te-form
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toikakerarete
Negative te-form Form
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toikakerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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toikakeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesasenai
Past Indicative Form
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toikakesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesasenakatta
te-form
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toikakesasete
Negative te-form Form
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toikakesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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toikakesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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toikakesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesaserarenakatta
te-form
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toikakesaserarete
Negative te-form Form
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toikakesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toikakesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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toikakesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toikakesaseraremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 問いかける

A scientist had to know how to ask the correct question and to state it so clearly that the answer would be, in effect, a definite yes or no, not "maybe".
Pepperberg can show Alex two objects (for example, a green square and a red square) and ask, "What's different?"
Science begins when you ask why and how.

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