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歌う
唄う
謡う
詠う
唱う
Readings

utau
English
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
to sing

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
esp. 歌う, 詠う
to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 歌う, 歌います
[does], will [do]
歌わない, 歌いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 歌った, 歌いました
[did]
歌わなかった, 歌いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 歌って, 歌いまして 歌わないで, 歌いませんで 歌わなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: うた, うた.う
song, sing

Stroke: 14 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-10-4 FC: 1768.8


ON: バイ KUN: うた, うた.う
song, ballad

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 6608.8


ON: ヨウ KUN: うた.い, うた.う
song, sing, ballad, noh chanting

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-7-9 FC: 0267.7


ON: エイ KUN: よ.む, うた.う
recitation, poem, song, composing

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-7-5 FC: 0363.3


ON: ショウ KUN: とな.える
chant, recite, call upon, yell

Stroke: 11 Grade: 4 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 6606.6


Phrases
ジョンはステージで何を歌いましたか。
Parts: ステージ (なに) 歌う (うたう)
What did John sing on the stage?

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