Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
呼ばれる
Kana Reading
よばれる
Romaji
yobareru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be called (a name); to be referred to (as)
    Example sentence
    蹴散らし凱旋したみなにこう呼ばれるんだ Having scattered the enemy before me and triumphantly returned, this is how they would herald me.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be treated to something (e.g. a meal); to be invited to
    Example sentence
    川越の山車は、いわゆる山車呼ばれる車輪が3もしくは4付いています。 The Kawagoe festival float has the shape of what's called a hoko float. It has three, or four, wheels attached.

Examples of 呼ばれる, よばれる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
呼ばれる
Plain Polite
呼ばれます
Negative
呼ばれない
Negative Polite
呼ばれません

Past

Plain
呼ばれた
Plain Polite
呼ばれました
Negative
呼ばれなかった
Negative Polite
呼ばれませんでした

Te

Plain
呼ばれて
Plain Polite
呼ばれまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
呼ばれられる
Plain Polite
呼ばれられます
Negative
呼ばれられない
Negative Polite
呼ばれられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

8 strokes

call, call out to, invite

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: よ.ぶ

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