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培う

Kana Reading
つちかう
Romaji
tsuchikau
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to cultivate; to foster
    Example sentence
    友情培うのにスポーツ効果的 Sports are effective to cultivate friendship.

Examples of 培う, つちかう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
培う
Plain Polite
培います
Negative
培わない
Negative Polite
培いません

Past

Plain
培った
Plain Polite
培いました
Negative
培わなかった
Negative Polite
培いませんでした

Te

Plain
培って
Plain Polite
培いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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