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あう, 会う, 逢う, 遭う, 遇う
Godan verb, Intransitive, 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
1. to meet, to encounter, to see
Usually in kana, esp. 遭う when in kanji
2. to have an accident, to have a bad experience
会う, 出逢う, 出合う, 出遭う, 出あう, であう
Godan verb, Intransitive, 出遭う usu. has a negative connotation
1. to meet (by chance), to come across, to run across, to encounter, to happen upon
Only 出会う, Only 出合う, esp. 出合う
2. to meet (e.g. of rivers, highways, etc.)
often used imperatively as 出会え
3. to emerge and engage (an enemy)
めぐり合う, 巡り会う, 巡り合う, めぐり会う, 巡りあう, 巡り逢う, 廻り合う, 回り合う, めぐりあう
Godan verb, Intransitive
to meet fortuitously (e.g. running into an old friend), to meet by chance, to happen across
立ち会う, 立会う, たちあう
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be present (esp. during a birth), to be witness to
会う, あいあう
Godan verb, Intransitive
to meet one another
会う約束, あうやくそく
Takes suru
appointment, rendezvous, date
辛い目に会う, つらい目にあう, 辛い目にあう, 辛い目に合う, 辛い目に遭う, つらいめにあう
Expression, Godan verb, See 目にあう・めにあう
to have a hard time of it
行き会う, 行会う, 行き逢う, 行き合う, 行逢う, いきあう, ゆきあう
Godan verb
to meet somebody by chance, to happen upon
また逢う日まで, また会う日まで, 又会う日迄, またあうひまで
till we meet again
叩き合う, 叩き会う, たたきあう
Godan verb
1. to strike (each other), to come to blows, to fight (each other)
2. to speak (to each other)
逢うは別れの始め, 会うは別れの始め, あうはわかれのはじめ
Expression, Proverb
we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
目が合う, 目があう, 目が会う, めがあう
Expression, Godan verb
for two people's eyes to meet, catching someone's eye, making eye contact, meeting a person's gaze
目にあう, 目に遭う, めに遭う, 目に会う, めに会う, めにあう
Expression, Godan verb, See 目を見る
to go through, to suffer, to experience (something unpleasant)
ひどい目にあう, ひどい目に遭う, 酷い目に遭う, 酷い目にあう, ひどい目に会う, 酷い目に会う, 酷い目に合う, ひどい目に合う, 酷い目に遇う, ひどいめにあう
Expression, Godan verb, See 目にあう・めにあう
to have a bad time, to go through a bitter experience, to get into trouble, to get hurt, to suffer
えらい目にあう, えらい目に遭う, 偉い目にあう, 偉い目に遭う, えらい目に会う, 偉い目に会う, えらいめにあう
Expression, Godan verb, See 目にあう・めにあう
to have a terrible time, to have a hard time
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