TAKOBOTO

Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Subscribe to create vocabulary lists or sync with your phone.
追う
逐う
Readings

ou
English
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to chase, to run after, to pursue, to follow after

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to follow (a set order, a trend, etc.)

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to drive out, to get rid of, to oust, to expel

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to drive (e.g. a herd)

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
in passive voice
to be pressed (e.g. for time)

Your personal translations
Subscribe to create private translations
Conjugated forms
Present, Future 追う, 追います
[does], will [do]
追わない, 追いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 追った, 追いました
[did]
追わなかった, 追いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 追って, 追いまして 追わないで, 追いませんで 追わなくて
Kanjis
ON: ツイ KUN: お.う
chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile

Stroke: 9 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-3-6 FC: 3730.0


ON: チク
pursue, drive away, chase, accomplish, attain, commit

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 3-3-7 FC: 3130.0


Phrases
今日は時間に追われていてね。
Parts: 今日 (きょう) 時間 (じかん) 追う (おう)
I've been pressed for time today!

その警官は泥棒を追っていた。
Parts: 其の (その) 警官 (けいかん) 泥棒 (どろぼう) 追う (おう)
The policeman was after the thief.

カウボーイが牛を牧草地へ追っていく。
Parts: カウボーイ (カーボーイ) (うし) 牧草地 (ぼくそうち) 追う (おう) 行く (いく)
A cowboy is driving cattle to the pasture.

エイズ調査の分野におけるすべての変化を追い続けることはできない。
Parts: AIDS (エイズ) 調査 (ちょうさ) 分野 (ぶんや) に於ける (における) 全て (すべての) 変化 (へんか) 追う (おう) 続ける (つづける) 事が出来る (ことはできない)
I can't keep track of all the changes taking place in the world of AIDS research.