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yobou
godan verb, transitive verb

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Plain Presumptive Form
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yobou

English Meaning(s) for 呼ぼう

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
* Please note, you are viewing the Japanese readings in the plain presumptive form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Definition and Synonyms for 呼ぼう

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: もたらす, 呼ぶ, 引き起こす, 惹起, 招く, 来す, 生ずる, 生み出す, 発出, 致す, 誘発, 誘起, 起こす
Invite invite someone to one's house
Synonyms: お呼び, 呼ぶ, 招く, 招待
Call rouse somebody from sleep with a call
Synonyms: 召す, 召し出す, 呼ぶ
Hollo utter a sudden loud cry
Synonyms: わめく, 叫ぶ, 叫喚, 号泣, 呼ぶ, 呼ばわる, 咆哮, 喚き立てる, 大呼, 怒鳴る, 悲鳴, 泣き叫ぶ, 泣き喚く
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: もたらす, 呼ぶ, 引き起こす, 惹起, 招く, 来す, 生ずる, 生み出す, 発出, 致す, 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 呼ぼう

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Categories 呼ぼう 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 呼ぼう

Conjugations for 呼ぼう

masu stem Form
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yobi
Negative stem Form
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yoba
te-form
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yonde
Negative te-form Form
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yobanakute
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
te-form
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yobitakute
Negative te-form Form
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yobitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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yobitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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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
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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yondara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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yondari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yoberu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobenai
Past Indicative Form
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yobeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobenakatta
te-form
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yobete
Negative te-form Form
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yobenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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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
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yobareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobarenai
Past Indicative Form
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yobareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobarenakatta
te-form
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yobarete
Negative te-form Form
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yobarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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yobaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobasenai
Past Indicative Form
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yobaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobasenakatta
te-form
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yobasete
Negative te-form Form
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yobasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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yobasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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yobasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobasarenakatta
te-form
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yobasarete
Negative te-form Form
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yobasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yobasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yobasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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yobasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yobasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 呼ぼう

Let's call Tokyo the Big Mikan!
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
I would not go so far as to call Finland a paradise.
Let's call the dog Skipper.
We're having some friends over.

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