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使う, 遣う

つかう

JLPT 5
Godan verb with `u' ending, transitive verb
  • to use (a thing, method, etc.)
  • to make use of
  • to put to use
  • to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.)
  • to employ
  • to handle
  • to manage
  • to manipulate
  • to use (time, money, etc.)
  • to spend
  • to consume
  • to use (language)
  • to speak
  • to take (one's lunch)
  • to circulate (bad money)

Conjugations

Present 使う
Negative 使わない
Past 使った
Past Negative 使わなかった
Te Form 使って
Masu Form 使います
Potential 使える
Passive 使われる
Causative 使わせる
Conditional 使えば
Volitional 使おう
Imperative 使え

Related Kanji

使 use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause
dispatch, despatch, send, give, donate, do, undertake
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Example Sentences

「あなたの辞書使っていいです」「はいどうぞ
Can I use your dictionary? "Yes, here you are."
お湯全部使わないで。
Don't use all the hot water.
It has become common practise to employ foreigners working abroad from Asian countries as maids.
これ強い使うです
This is a bow for a strong person.
これ強い使うです
This is a bow for a strong person.