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kou
godan verb (special class), transitive verb

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English Meaning(s) for 請う

godan verb (special class), transitive verb
  1. to ask; to request; to invite

Definition and Synonyms for 請う

Ask make a request or demand for something to somebody
Synonyms: 請う, 頼む
Expect consider obligatory
Synonyms: 所期, 望む, 期す, 期する, 期待, 求む, 求める, 注文, 要望, 要求, 請う, 頼む, 願う
Invite ask someone in a friendly way to do something
Synonyms: 請う
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
Expect request and expect
Synonyms: 所期, 望む, 期す, 期する, 期待, 求む, 求める, 注文, 要望, 要求, 請う, 頼む, 願う

Meanings for each kanji in 請う

solicit; invite; ask Kanji Details »

Categories 請う is a member of

Quest express the need or desire for
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Request ask (a person) to do something
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Demand request urgently and forcefully
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Address speak to
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 請う

Sample Sentences for 請う

The criminal begged the judge for mercy.
He asked my pardon.
It is beneath my dignity to ask a favor.
Everytime her husband looked at me, he almost asked me: "For what purpose have you come here?"
Tom asked his girlfriend to pardon him for forgetting her birthday.

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