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思う
想う
念う
憶う
懐う
惟う
Readings

omou
English
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
想う has connotations of heart-felt
to think, to consider, to believe, to reckon

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to think (of doing), to plan (to do)

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to judge, to assess, to regard

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to imagine, to suppose, to dream

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to expect, to look forward to

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to feel, to be (in a state of mind), to desire, to want

Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to recall, to remember

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 思う, 思います
[does], will [do]
思わない, 思いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 思った, 思いました
[did]
思わなかった, 思いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 思って, 思いまして 思わないで, 思いませんで 思わなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: おも.う, おもえら.く, おぼ.す
think

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-5-4 FC: 6033.3


ON: ソウ, ソ KUN: おも.う
concept, think, idea, thought

Stroke: 13 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-9-4 FC: 4633.3


ON: ネン
wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention

Stroke: 8 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-2-6 FC: 8033.3


ON: オク
recollection, think, remember

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 9003.3


ON: カイ, エ KUN: ふところ, なつ.かしい, なつ.かしむ, なつ.く, なつ.ける, なず.ける, いだ.く, おも.う
pocket, feelings, heart, yearn, miss someone, become attached to, bosom, breast

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 9403.3


ON: イ, ユイ KUN: おも.んみる, これ, おも.うに
consider, reflect, think

Stroke: 11 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 9001.1


Phrases
あすは天気だと思う。
Parts: 明日 (あす) 天気 (てんき) 思う (おもう)
I hope it'll be fine tomorrow.

我々が思っているほどには、それほど我々は幸福でもなければ、不幸でもない。
Parts: 我々 (われわれ) 思う (おもう) (ほど) には 其れ程 (それほど) 我々 (われわれ) 幸福 (こうふく) でも 無ければ (なければ) 不幸 (ふこう) でも無い (でもない)
We are never so happy nor so unhappy as we imagine.
We are never as happy or as unhappy as we imagine.