TAKOBOTO

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当てる
Readings
あてる
ateru
Meanings
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to hittoucher

to exposeappliquer, mettre, poser
to apply (e.g. patch), to put on, to put against, to hold on, to hold against
to allot, to call on someone (e.g. in class)
to guess (an answer)
to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)treffen (z.B. einen Ball), zutreffen, erraten, es treffen, Erfolg haben, sein Glück machen, etw. aussetzen, aufrufen, auffordern, etw. zu tun, zusammenflicken, einen Flicken aufsetzen
Kanji
ON: トウKUN: あ.たる, あ.たり, あ.てる, あ.て, まさ.に, まさ.にべし
hit, right, appropriate, himself

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼は前回の好景気の間に財産を株取り引きのあてた。Parts: (かれ), 前回 (ぜんかい), 好景気 (こうけいき), (あいだ), 財産 (ざいさん), (かぶ), 取引 (とりひき), 当てる (あてる)He amassed a fortune in stock trading during the last boom.

その金は体育館の建設に当てられた。Parts: 其の (その), (かね), 体育館 (たいいくかん), 建設 (けんせつ), 当てる (あてる)The money was appropriated for building the gymnasium.

この薬品は日光に当てないようにしなさい。Parts: 此の (この), 薬品 (やくひん), 日光 (にっこう), 当てる (あてる), ようにする, なさいDon't expose this chemical to direct sunlight.

かろうじて車に当てられずにすんだ。Parts: 辛うじて (かろうじて), (くるま), 当てる (あてる), 済む (すむ)I narrowly escaped being hit by a car.

うまくあの先生のやまを当てたわね。Parts: 旨く (うまく), 彼の (あの), 先生 (せんせい), (やま), 当てる (あてる), わねYou've sure got the teacher's number.
You sure guessed the critical points of that teacher's exam.

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