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karakau
godan verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[からか(揶揄)·]
karakau

English Meaning(s) for からかう

godan verb
  1. to ridicule; to tease; to mock; to chaff; to razz; to banter with; to make fun of; to poke fun at; to make cracks about

Definition and Synonyms for からかう

Persiflage light teasing
Synonyms: からかい, からかう
Teasing the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule)
Synonyms: なぶる, からかい, からかう, 揶揄
Razz harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms: なぶる, からかう, おちょくる, 冷やかす, 小突く, 小突き回す, 揶揄
Pull The Leg Of tell false information to for fun
Synonyms: からかう, おちょくる, 冷やかす
Laugh At subject to laughter or ridicule
Synonyms: からかう, 冷笑, 嗤笑, 嘲弄, 嘲笑, 揶揄
Tease mock or make fun of playfully
Synonyms: なぶる, からかう, おちょくる, 冷やかす, 小突く, 小突き回す, 揶揄, 苛む, 茶々を入れる
Tease to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them
Synonyms: なぶる, からかう, おちょくる, 冷やかす
Play A Joke On deceive somebody
Synonyms: からかう, 細工, 隠し, 隠す
Play A Joke On subject to a playful hoax or joke
Synonyms: からかう
Teasing provoking someone with persistent annoyances
Synonyms: なぶる, からかい, からかう, 揶揄

Categories からかう is a member of

Harassment the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
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Mock treat with contempt
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Laugh At subject to laughter or ridicule
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Put On fool or hoax
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Keep In Line control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
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Cozen be false to
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Banter light teasing repartee
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Stroke Order Diagrams for からかう

Conjugations for からかう

masu stem Form
karakai
Negative stem Form
karakawa
te-form
karakatte
Negative te-form Form
karakawanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
karakau
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawanai
Past Indicative Form
karakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawanakatta
Presumptive Form
karakaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
karakaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakaimasen
Past Indicative Form
karakaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
karakaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
karakaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
karakaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakaitakunakatta
te-form
karakaitakute
Negative te-form Form
karakaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
karakaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
karakae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
karakainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
karakaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
karakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
karakattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
karakaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakaenai
Past Indicative Form
karakaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakaenakatta
te-form
karakaete
Negative te-form Form
karakaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
karakaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakaemasen
Past Indicative Form
karakaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
karakawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawarenai
Past Indicative Form
karakawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawarenakatta
te-form
karakawarete
Negative te-form Form
karakawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
karakawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
karakawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
karakawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawasenai
Past Indicative Form
karakawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawasenakatta
te-form
karakawasete
Negative te-form Form
karakawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
karakawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
karakawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
karakawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
karakawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawasarenakatta
te-form
karakawasarete
Negative te-form Form
karakawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
karakawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
karakawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
karakawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
karakawasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for からかう

It is wrong to make fun of an old man.
John makes fun of his dog.
Don't make fun of them.
It is impudent of you to make fun of adults.
When we made fun of her, she blushed.

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