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飼う
Readings

kau
English
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to keep (a pet or other animal), to have, to own, to raise, to rear, to feed

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 飼う, 飼います
[does], will [do]
飼わない, 飼いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 飼った, 飼いました
[did]
飼わなかった, 飼いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 飼って, 飼いまして 飼わないで, 飼いませんで 飼わなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: か.う
domesticate, raise, keep, feed

Stroke: 13 Grade: 5 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-8-5 FC: 8772.2


Phrases
ナンシーは犬を飼いたがっていますか。
Parts: (いぬ) 飼う (かう) たがる
Does Nancy want to have a dog?