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通う

JLPT 4
Kana Reading
かよう
Romaji
kayō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to go back and forth; to ply between
    Example sentence
    運動ためプール通い始めたでした That was when I started going to the pool for exercise.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to commute; to attend (school, church, etc.)
    Example sentence
    土曜日去年から通い始めた陶芸教室 Saturday is the pottery class I've been attending since last year.

Examples of 通う, かよう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
通う
Plain Polite
通います
Negative
通わない
Negative Polite
通いません

Past

Plain
通った
Plain Polite
通いました
Negative
通わなかった
Negative Polite
通いませんでした

Te

Plain
通って
Plain Polite
通いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
通われる
Plain Polite
通われます
Negative
通われない
Negative Polite
通われません

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