Definition of 交わす

かわすkawasuirr. Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to exchange (messages, greetings, arguments, etc.)
  • to intersect; to cross; to interlace

suffix / godan ~す verb:

  • ... with one another; ... to each other - after the -masu stem of a verb

Example Sentences

彼らkareraha固いkatai握手akushuwo交わしてkawashite別れたwakareta
They parted with a firm handshake.
彼らkareraha激論gekironwo交わしていたkawashiteita
They were engaged in a heated argument.
彼らkarerahaあいさつaisatsuwo交わしたkawashita
They exchanged greetings.
darega議長gichouni任命ninmeiされるsarerukaについてnitsuite激しいhageshii議論girongaかわされたkawasareta
There was a heated argument as to who should be appointed chairman.
社員shainたちtachiha会議kaigide率直なsotchokuna意見ikenwo交わしたkawashita
The staff exchanged frank opinions in the meeting.

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