あうau Inflection

godan ~う verb / intransitive verb:

  • to meet; to encounter; to see - 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
  • to have an accident; to have a bad experience - esp. 遭う when in kanji - usually written using kana alone

両親ryoushinhawatashigaまたmataトムTOMUto会うauことkotowo禁止kinshiしたshita My parents prohibited me from seeing Tom again.

猛吹雪moufubukini遭うauまでmadeha順調junchouni進んだsusunda We made good time until we ran into a blizzard.

Kanji definition:

ソウSOUa.uわせるa.waseru

encounter; meet; party; association; interview; join

Strokes:
14 or 13
Radical:
⻌辵辶 walk
SKIP:
3-3-11
UTF:
906d
JIS208:
33-88
Hangul:
조 [jo]
Pinyin:
zāo
Stroke order:
Example words:
遭うあうau
to meet; to encounter; to see; / to have an accident; to have a bad experience
遭難そうなんsounan
disaster; accident; shipwreck; distress
出遭いであいdeai
meeting; rendezvous; encounter; / confluence
遭遇そうぐうsouguu
encounter; being confronted with (e.g. difficulty); meeting with (e.g. accident)
出遭うであうdeau
to meet (by chance); to come across; to run across; to encounter; to happen upon; / to meet (e.g. of rivers, highways, etc.); / to emerge and engage (an enemy)

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