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[えら()·]
erabu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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English Meaning(s) for 選ぶ

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to choose; to select

Definition and Synonyms for 選ぶ

Select pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Synonyms: セレクト, チョイス, 採択, 簡抜, 精選, 選ぶ, 選る, 選する, 選りすぐる, 選び出す, 選り出す, 選り分ける, 選び取る, 選定, 選抜, 選り抜く, 選択, 選考
Pick select carefully from a group
Synonyms: 採取, 選ぶ, 選る, 選び出す, 選び取る, 選抜, 選択
Elect choose
Synonyms: 選ぶ, 選る, 選出
Opt select as an alternative over another
Synonyms: チョイス, 選ぶ, 選る, 選する, 選択
Selected chosen in preference to another
Synonyms: 選ぶ, 選ばれる
Choose see fit or proper to act in a certain way
Synonyms: チョイス, 卜する, 好き好む, 選ぶ, 選る, 選定, 選択
Compose put together out of existing material
Synonyms: まとめ上げる, 大成, 撰する, 撰修, 構成, 組み上げる, 編む, 編集, 選ぶ, 集大成, 集成
Cast select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
Synonyms: ぶる, キャスト, 割り振る, 振る, 選ぶ
Choose decide to act in a certain way
Synonyms: チョイス, 卜する, 好き好む, 選ぶ, 選る, 選定, 選択

Meanings for each kanji in 選ぶ

elect; select; choose; prefer Kanji Details »

Categories 選ぶ is a member of

Judge form a critical opinion of
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Select pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
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Decide reach, make, or come to a decision about something
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Make make by shaping or bringing together constituents
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Delegate give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 選ぶ

Conjugations for 選ぶ

masu stem
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erabi
Negative stem
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eraba
te-form
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erande
Negative te-form
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erabanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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erabanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabanai
Past Indicative Form
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eranda
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabanakatta
Presumptive Form
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erabou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabimasen
Past Indicative Form
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erabimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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erabimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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erabitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabitakunakatta
te-form
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erabitakute
Negative te-form
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erabitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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erabitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabe
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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erabanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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erandara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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erandari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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eraberu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabenai
Past Indicative Form
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erabeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabenakatta
te-form
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erabete
Negative te-form
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erabenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabemasen
Past Indicative Form
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erabemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabarenai
Past Indicative Form
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erabareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabarenakatta
te-form
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erabarete
Negative te-form
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erabarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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erabaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabasenai
Past Indicative Form
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erabaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabasenakatta
te-form
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erabasete
Negative te-form
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erabasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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erabasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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erabasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabasarenakatta
te-form
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erabasarete
Negative te-form
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erabasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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erabasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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erabasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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erabasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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eraban
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erabazaru

Sample Sentences for 選ぶ

You must be careful in choosing your friends.
One of the important differences between Japanese and Americans is that Japanese tend to choose a safe course in life, while Americans choose to explore and challenge life.
They elected him President of the USA.
Did you choose an interesting book for your son?
We have some doubt as to whether he has chosen the right course.

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