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従う
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Readings

shitagau
English
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
to obey (an order, law, etc.), to abide by (a rule, custom, etc.), to follow, to observe, to conform to, to yield to

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
to follow (a person), to accompany, to go with

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
to go alongside (e.g. a river), to follow (e.g. a sign)

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
to serve (as), to engage in (work)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 従う, 従います
[does], will [do]
従わない, 従いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 従った, 従いました
[did]
従わなかった, 従いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 従って, 従いまして 従わないで, 従いませんで 従わなくて
Kanjis
ON: ジュウ, ショウ, ジュ KUN: したが.う, したが.える, より
accompany, obey, submit to, comply, follow, secondary, incidental, subordinate

Stroke: 10 Grade: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 2828.8


ON: ズイ KUN: まにま.に, したが.う
follow, though, notwithstanding, while, during, both, all, obey, submit to, comply, at the mercy of (the waves)

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-9 FC: 7423.3


ON: ジュン
obey, order, turn, right, docility, occasion

Stroke: 12 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-1-11 FC: 2108.8


ON: ジュン
abide by, follow, obey, learn

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 3-3-12 FC: 3830.0


ON: ジュウ, ショウ, ジュ KUN: したが.う, したが.える, より
from, by, since, whence, through

Stroke: 11 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 2828.8


ON: ズイ KUN: まにまに, したが.う
at the mercy of (the waves)

Stroke: 16 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 7423.3


Phrases
善良な市民は法律に従う。
Parts: 善良 (ぜんりょう) 市民 (しみん) 法律 (ほうりつ) 従う (したがう)
A good citizen obeys the laws.