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[うた()·]
utau
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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English Meaning(s) for 歌う

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sing
  2. to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 歌う

Tweet a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
Synonyms: 歌う
Intonate recite with musical intonation
Synonyms: 吟じる, 吟ずる, 吟唱, 吟詠, 唱える, 奉唱, 朗唱, 歌う, 歌唱, 誦する
Chirr make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas
Synonyms: 歌う
Sing produce tones with the voice
Synonyms: 奉唱, 歌う, 歌唱
Tweedle sing in modulation
Synonyms: 歌う
Sing deliver by singing
Synonyms: 歌う, 歌唱
Tweet make a weak, chirping sound
Synonyms: 歌う
Intonate recite as a chant or a psalm
Synonyms: 吟じる, 吟ずる, 吟唱, 吟詠, 唱える, 奉唱, 朗唱, 歌う, 歌唱, 誦する

Meanings for each kanji in 歌う

song; sing Kanji Details »

Categories 歌う is a member of

Speak express in speech
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Utter express audibly
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Sing produce tones with the voice
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Go make a certain noise or sound
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Interpret give an interpretation or rendition of
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Chirp a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 歌う

Conjugations for 歌う

masu stem Form
[うた()·]
utai
Negative stem Form
[うた()·]
utawa
te-form
[うた()··]
utatte
Negative te-form Form
[うた()····]
utawanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()·]
utau
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()···]
utawanai
Past Indicative Form
[うた()··]
utatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utawanakatta
Presumptive Form
[うた()··]
utaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()····]
utaimasen
Past Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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utaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[うた()·····]
utaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[うた()·····]
utaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·······]
utaitakunakatta
te-form
[うた()····]
utaitakute
Negative te-form Form
[うた()······]
utaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[うた()···]
utaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()·]
utae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()··]
utaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utawanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()··]
utaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()···]
utaenai
Past Indicative Form
[うた()··]
utaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utaenakatta
te-form
[うた()··]
utaete
Negative te-form Form
[うた()····]
utaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()····]
utaemasen
Past Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·······]
utaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()····]
utawarenai
Past Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()······]
utawarenakatta
te-form
[うた()···]
utawarete
Negative te-form Form
[うた()·····]
utawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[うた()·····]
utawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()········]
utawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()····]
utawasenai
Past Indicative Form
[うた()···]
utawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()······]
utawasenakatta
te-form
[うた()···]
utawasete
Negative te-form Form
[うた()·····]
utawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[うた()·····]
utawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()········]
utawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·····]
utawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[うた()····]
utawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·······]
utawasarenakatta
te-form
[うた()····]
utawasarete
Negative te-form Form
[うた()······]
utawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うた()·····]
utawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うた()······]
utawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[うた()······]
utawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うた()·········]
utawasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 歌う

I like to sing.
She is able to sing very well.
Why can't I sing like they can?
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
The thrush sings each song twice over.

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