TAKOBOTO

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換える替える代える
Readings
かえる
kaeru
Meanings
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
usu. 替える
to replaceéchanger, remplacer, substituer

usu. 換える
to exchange, to interchange

usu. 代える
to substitutewechseln, auswechseln, tauschen, austauschen, umtauschen, vertauschen, einsetzen für, austauschen gegen, ersetzen, an die Stelle setzen, einsetzen, die Stelle einnehmen, um eine weitere Portion Essen bitten, um einen Nachschlag bitten, Essen nachfassen

Kanji
ON: カンKUN: か.える, -か.える, か.わる
interchange, period, change, convert, replace, renew

ON: タイKUN: か.える, か.え-, か.わる
exchange, spare, substitute, per-

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: か.わる, かわ.る, かわ.り, か.わり, -がわ.り, -が.わり, か.える, よ, しろ
substitute, rate, charge, generation, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., age, period, replace, convert, change, fee

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
銀行に行けばその50ドルの小切手を現金に換えてくれる。Parts: 銀行 (ぎんこう), 行く (いく), 其の (その), ドル, 小切手 (こぎって), 現金 (げんきん), 替える (かえる), 呉れる (くれる)The bank will cash your fifty dollar check.

お花の水を替えましょう。Parts: (ご), (はな), (みず), 替える (かえる)Shall I change the water for the flowers?

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