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Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
See also: 正す, 3
See also: 聞き糺す
Usually written using kana alone
to ascertain, to confirm, to verify, to make sure ofdemander, enquêter, interrogerermitteln, feststellen

ON: キュウKUN: ただ.す, あざな.う
ask, investigate, verify, twist (rope)

ON: キュウKUN: ただ.す
twist, ask, investigate, verify

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
校長は彼に無断欠勤の理由をただした。Parts: 校長 (こうちょう), (かれ), 無断 (むだん), 欠勤 (けっきん), 理由 (りゆう), 糺す (ただす)The principal called him to account for being absent without an excuse.

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