とうtou Inflection

godan ~う verb (spec.) / transitive:

  • to ask; to inquire
  • to blame (someone) for; to accuse of; to pursue (question of responsibility); to charge with
  • to care about; to regard as important - used in neg. form 問わず
  • to call into question; to doubt; to question - usu. in passive form

kareniもうmou一杯ippaiいかがikagakato問うtou I'll ask him whether he wants another drink.

政府seifuga住民juuminni問うtou一般投票ippantouhyouwo実施jisshiしましたshimashita The government put the question to the people in a referendum.

Kanji definition:

モンMONto.uto.iとんton

question; ask; problem

Strokes:
11
Radical:
口 mouth
SKIP:
3-8-3
UTF:
554f
JIS208:
44-68
Nanori:
はるharu
Hangul:
문 [mun]
Pinyin:
wèn
Stroke order:
Example words:
質問しつもんshitsumon
question; inquiry; enquiry
訪問ほうもんhoumon
call; visit
問題もんだいmondai
question (e.g. on a test); problem; / problem (e.g. societal, political); question; issue; subject (e.g. of research); case; matter; / question (i.e. doubt); / public discussion; controversy; / trouble; problem; inconvenience; difficulty
問うとうtou
to ask; to inquire; / to blame (someone) for; to accuse of; to pursue (question of responsibility); to charge with; / to care about; to regard as important; / to call into question; to doubt; to question
問い合わせといあわせtoiawase
enquiry; inquiry; query; interrogation; ENQ

Partial results:

とうはいちどのはじとわぬはまつだいのはじtouhaichidonohajitowanuhamatsudainohaji

expression:

  • better to ask and be embarrassed than not ask and never know - proverb
とうにおちずかたるにおちるtouniochizukataruniochiru Inflection

expression / ichidan verb:

  • to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
とうはいったんのはじとわぬはまつだいのはじtouhaittannohajitowanuhamatsudainohaji

expression:

  • better to ask and be embarrassed than not ask and never know - proverb

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