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Godan verb with 'bu' ending
Transitive verb
to value, to prize, to esteem, to respectaccorder de la valeur, de l'importance à, chérir, estimerschätzen, hoch schätzen, wichtig nehmen, verehren, ehren, anbeten, respektieren

ON: KUN: たっと.い, とうと.い, たっと.ぶ, とうと.ぶ
precious, value, prize, esteem, honor

ON: ソンKUN: たっと.い, とうと.い, たっと.ぶ, とうと.ぶ
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
イギリス人は自由を尊ぶ国民である。Parts: イギリス人 (イギリスじん), 自由 (じゆう), 尊ぶ (とうとぶ), 国民 (こくみん), であるThe English set a high value on freedom.

我々は時間を守ることを尊ぶ。Parts: 我々 (われわれ), 時間 (じかん), 守る (まもる), (こと), 尊ぶ (とうとぶ)We value punctuality.

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