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Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to raise, to bring to (someone's attention)

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
See also: 理性に訴える
to appeal to (reason, emotions, etc.), to work on (one's emotions), to play on (one's sympathies)

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to complain

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to sue (a person), to take someone to court

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
See also: 暴力に訴える
to resort to (e.g. arms, violence)

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 訴える, 訴えます
[does], will [do]
訴えない, 訴えません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 訴えた, 訴えました
訴えなかった, 訴えませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 訴えて, 訴えまして 訴えないで, 訴えませんで 訴えなくて
ON: KUN: うった.える
accusation, sue, complain of pain, appeal to

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-7-5 FC: 0263.3

国際紛争解決のために武力に訴えてはならない。 Parts: 国際紛争 (こくさいふんそう) 解決 (かいけつ) 為に (ために) 武力 (ぶりょく) 訴える (うったえる) ならない (ならぬ) We should not resort to arms to settle international disputes.

その中年の男は暴行のかどで訴えられた。 Parts: 其の (その) 中年 (ちゅうねん) (おとこ) 暴行 (ぼうこう) (かど) 訴える (うったえる) The middle aged man was charged with assault.

その患者はいつも頭が痛いと訴えている。 Parts: 其の (その) 患者 (かんじゃ) 何時も (いつも) 頭が痛い (あたまがいたい) 訴える (うったえる) The patient is always complaining of a headache.

その国は国連に援助してくれるよう訴えた。 Parts: 其の (その) (くに) 国連 (こくれん) 援助 (えんじょ) 呉れる (くれる) (よう) 訴える (うったえる) The country appealed to the United Nations for help.

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