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Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to think (about, of), to think over, to ponder, to contemplate, to reflect (on), to meditate (on)

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to consider, to bear in mind, to allow for, to take into consideration

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to think (that), to believe, to hold (a view), to judge, to conclude, to suspect

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to intend (to do), to think of (doing), to plan

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to predict, to anticipate, to expect, to imagine

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to come up with, to think up, to contrive, to devise

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to consider (as), to regard (as), to look on (as), to take, to view

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 考える, 考えます
[does], will [do]
考えない, 考えません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 考えた, 考えました
考えなかった, 考えませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 考えて, 考えまして 考えないで, 考えませんで 考えなくて
ON: コウ KUN: かんが.える, かんが.え
consider, think over

Stroke: 6 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-4-2 FC: 4420.0

ON: カン
intuition, perception, check, compare, sixth sense

Stroke: 11 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-9-2 FC: 4472.2

ON: ケイ KUN: かんが.える, とど.める
think, consider

Stroke: 16 SKIP: 1-5-11 FC: 2396.6

Parts: 貴方 (あなた) 家族 (かぞく) (こと) 考える (かんがえる) 可き (べき)
You must think of your family.

Parts: 其れ程 (それほど) 多く (おおく) 人々 (ひとびと) (ため) 料理 (りょうり) 献立 (こんだて) 考える (かんがえる) 難しい (むずかしい)
It is difficult planning meals for so many people.

Parts: 人々 (ひとびと) 幸福 (こうふく) 何なのか (なんなのか) 考える (かんがえる) (こと) 価値 (かち) 有る (ある)
It is worthwhile considering what it is that makes people happy.

Parts: 私たち (わたしたち) (ひと) 其の (その) (ひと) 人格 (じんかく) (もと) 判断 (はんだん) 考える (かんがえる) かも知れない (かもしれない) 其れ等 (それら) 一見 (いっけん) 所では (ところでは) はっきり (ハッキリ) 分かる (わからない) ものである
Although we may intend to judge a person on the basis of his or her personal qualities, they are not visible at first sight.

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