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良かれと思う
よかれと思う
善かれと思う
Readings
よかれとおもう
yokaretoomou
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'u' ending
often as 良かれと思って
to wish to go well, to have good intentions

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 良かれと思う, 良かれと思います
[does], will [do]
良かれと思わない, 良かれと思いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 良かれと思った, 良かれと思いました
[did]
良かれと思わなかった, 良かれと思いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 良かれと思って, 良かれと思いまして 良かれと思わないで, 良かれと思いませんで 良かれと思わなくて
Kanjis
ON: リョウ KUN: よ.い, -よ.い, い.い, -い.い
good, pleasing, skilled

Stroke: 7 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 4-7-4 FC: 3073.3


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: ゼン KUN: よ.い, い.い, よ.く, よし.とする
virtuous, good, goodness

Stroke: 12 Grade: 6 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-3-9 FC: 8060.0


Phrases
よかれと思ってしたことがあだとなった。
Parts: 善かれと思う (よかれとおもう) (こと) 仇となる (あだとなった)
It backfired on me despite my good intentions.

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