Sign In

Dictionary

Entry Details for で

Search by Japanese Word

字▼

Search by English Meaning

de
particle, conjunction, auxiliary

Alternate Written Forms:

English Meaning(s) for で

particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)

Stroke Order Diagrams for で

Sample Sentences for で

Traveling by ship gives us great pleasure.
The opening address alone lasted one hour.
We got this chair free.
The only thing you have to do is shut your mouth.
Friction causes a match to light.

Comments for で

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.