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綯う
Readings

nau
English
Godan verb with 'u' ending
to twine (fibers to make rope), to twist

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 綯う, 綯います
[does], will [do]
綯わない, 綯いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 綯った, 綯いました
[did]
綯わなかった, 綯いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 綯って, 綯いまして 綯わないで, 綯いませんで 綯わなくて
Kanjis
ON: トウ KUN: な.う, なわ, よ.る
twist, make rope

Stroke: 14 SKIP: 1-6-8 FC: 2792.2


Phrases
泥棒を見て縄をなう。
Parts: 泥棒 (どろぼう) 見る (みる) (なわ) 綯う (なう)
It's too late to shut the barn door after the horse is stolen.

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