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結ぶ, むすぶ

  • musubu


Godan verb with `bu' ending, transitive verb

  • to tie
  • to bind
  • to link


  • to bear (fruit)


  • to close (e.g. deal)
  • to confirm
  • to conclude


  • to close tightly
  • to purse (e.g. lips)


  • to unite (with)
  • to ally
  • to join hands

Examples of 結ぶ,むすぶ in a Sentence

They are planning to connect the cities with a railroad.
It bears fruit, but it seems it may even set root from cuttings?
This tie does not tie well.
In 1978 a peace treaty was concluded between Japan and China.
Tie the apron.
I am bound to him by a close friendship.
Oooh, get a move on. We'll end up late! Come on, I'll tie your shoelaces for you.
We're all linked in friendship.
The Tomei Expressway connects Tokyo with Nagoya.
The end of which there were two little sketches of rhetoric and logic, the latter finishing with a specimen of a dispute in the Socratic method.

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結ぶ,むすぶ Conjugations

Plain Polite 結びますむすびます
Negative 結ばないむすばない
Negative Polite 結びませんむすびません
Past 結んだむすんだ
Past Polite 結びましたむすびました
Past Negative 結ばなかったむすばなかった
Past Negative Polite 結びませんでしたむすびませんでした
Te Form 結んでむすんで
Progressive 結んでいるむすんでいる
Progressive Polite 結んでいますむすんでいます
Progressive Negative 結んでないむすんでない
Progressive Negative Polite 結んでいませんむすんでいません
Passive 結ばれるむすばれる
Passive Te Form 結ばれてむすばれて
Imperative 結びなさいむすびなさい
Imperative Polite 結んでくださいむすんでください
Imperative Polite Negative 結ばないでくださいむすばないでください
Optative 結びたいむすびたい
Optative Negative 結びたくなかったむすびたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 結びたくないですむすびたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 結びたくありませんむすびたくありません
Optative Past 結びたかったむすびたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 結びたくなかったですむすびたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 結びたくありませんでしたむすびたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 結びたくてむすびたくて
Optative Conditional 結びたければむすびたければ
Gerund 結びながらむすびながら
Factitive 結ばせるむすばせる
Factitive Shortened 結ばすむすばす
Potential 結べるむすべる
Potential Polite 結べますむすべます
Conditional (Ba Form) 結べばむすべば
Conditional (Tara Form) 結んだらむすんだら
Volitional 結ぼうむすぼう
Volitional Polite 結びましょうむすびましょう
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