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tou
godan verb (special class), transitive verb

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tou

English Meaning(s) for 問う

godan verb (special class), transitive verb
  1. to ask; to question; to inquire
  2. to charge (i.e. with a crime); to accuse
  3. to care (about)
  4. without regard to (with negative verb)

Definition and Synonyms for 問う

See go to see a place, as for entertainment
Synonyms: おとなう, 問う, 見物, 見物, 見舞う, 訪ねる, 訪れる, 訪問
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
Ask direct or put
Synonyms: 伺う, 問う, 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
Charge make an accusatory claim
Synonyms: つつく, 告発, 問う, 攻撃, 突く, 責める, 難じる
Call Into Question challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
Synonyms: 問う, 問い質す, 疑う, 疑問視
Ask address a question to and expect an answer from
Synonyms: おとなう, 仰ぐ, 伺う, 問う, 尋ねる, 聞く, 請う, 質問, 頼む, 願う
Ask seek an answer to
Synonyms: 伺う, 問う, 尋ねる, 聞く, 質問

Meanings for each kanji in 問う

question; ask; problem Kanji Details »

Categories 問う is a member of

Communicate transmit thoughts or feelings
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Claim assert or affirm strongly
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Challenge issue a challenge to
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Address speak to
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Ask address a question to and expect an answer from
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Give Voice put into words or an expression
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Tour make a tour of a certain place
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 問う

Sample Sentences for 問う

My wife gets on well with my mother.
He could not get along with his neighbors.
The government put the question to the people in a referendum.
Tom was the sort of man you could get along with.
He was the sort of man you could get along with.

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