Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
補う JLPT 2
Kana Reading
おぎなう
Romaji
oginau
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to compensate for; to supplement
    Example sentence
    彼女非凡な才能経験不足補う Her genius makes up for her lack of experience.

Examples of 補う, おぎなう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
補う
Plain Polite
補います
Negative
補わない
Negative Polite
補いません

Past

Plain
補った
Plain Polite
補いました
Negative
補わなかった
Negative Polite
補いませんでした

Te

Plain
補って
Plain Polite
補いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

12 strokes

supplement, supply, make good, offset, compensate, assistant, learner

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: おぎな.う

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