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正す

Kana Reading
ただす
Romaji
tadasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to correct; to reform; to amend; to redress
    Example sentence
    不正正したいとき法律頼ること出来る People can turn to the law if they want to correct an injustice.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to adjust; to straighten
    Example sentence
    状況ただちに正していただけるようお願いします I hope you will correct the situation immediately.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to ascertain; to confirm; to verify; to make sure of
    Example sentence
    社会正すべきというがいるが、それは順序である Some say society should be corrected first, but that is to put the cart before the horse.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to enquire of someone about something (inquire); to question
    Example sentence
    誤解正してくださってありがとう Thank you for setting the record straight.

Examples of 正す, ただす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
正す
Plain Polite
正します
Negative
正さない
Negative Polite
正しません

Past

Plain
正した
Plain Polite
正しました
Negative
正さなかった
Negative Polite
正しませんでした

Te

Plain
正して
Plain Polite
正しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
正される
Plain Polite
正されます
Negative
正されない
Negative Polite
正されません


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