Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

答える

JLPT 5
Kana Reading
こたえる
Romaji
kotaeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to answer; to reply
    Example sentence
    何て答えたの? What did you answer?

Examples of 答える, こたえる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
答える
Plain Polite
答えます
Negative
答えない
Negative Polite
答えません

Past

Plain
答えた
Plain Polite
答えました
Negative
答えなかった
Negative Polite
答えませんでした

Te

Plain
答えて
Plain Polite
答えまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
答えられる
Plain Polite
答えられます
Negative
答えられない
Negative Polite
答えられません

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