Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

思う, 想う, 念う, 憶う, 懐う, 惟う

JLPT 4
Kana Reading
おもう
Romaji
omō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to think; to consider; to believe
    Example sentence
    寝よう思う I think I'm gonna go to sleep.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
    Example sentence
    納税者目線努力致したい思います I want to work from the taxpayers' point of view.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to judge; to assess; to regard
    Example sentence
    哀れ思って助けてくれた He took pity on me and helped me out.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to imagine; to suppose; to dream
    Example sentence
    思ったこと口にする He's a plain speaker.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to expect; to look forward to
    Example sentence
    電話済まそうと思いました I thought I could settle it by phone.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to feel; to desire; to want
    Example sentence
    犯人思っていた事件とは関係なかった The man I thought was the criminal didn't have any connection to the incident.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to recall; to remember
    Example sentence
    項目増えたり減ったりする表示なら、Accessでなくて表計算ソフト活用すべき思います For a display where the data items increase and decrease I think you are best making use of a spreadsheet program, not Access.

Examples of 思う, 想う, 念う, 憶う, 懐う, 惟う, おもう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
思う
Plain Polite
思います
Negative
思わない
Negative Polite
思いません

Past

Plain
思った
Plain Polite
思いました
Negative
思わなかった
Negative Polite
思いませんでした

Te

Plain
思って
Plain Polite
思いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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