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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 尋ねる (tazuneru)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 尋ねる (tazuneru)

Kana: たずねる
Kanji: 尋ねる / 訊ねる
Romaji: tazuneru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to ask, to enquire, to inquire, to search, to look for, to look into, to investigate
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

眼前の机に横たわるその古い象徴の意味は尋ねるまでもない。それは世界で最もよく知られる象徴のひとつだ。
ganzen no tsukue ni yokotawaru sono furui shouchou no imi wa tazuneru made mo nai. sore wa sekai de motto mo yoku shirareru shouchou no hitotsu da.
You don’t need to ask if I recognize the ancient symbol now lying before me on the desk. It’s one of the most famous symbols in the world.

ジャングルでの生活に戻りたいか、と尋ねられると、彼らはニヤリと笑う。
janguru de no seikatsu ni modoritai ka, to tazunerareru to, karera wa niyari to warau.
Asked if they miss the jungle, they laugh.

尋ねる (tazuneru)

一人の男か女が殺された場合に、警察がたずねるのは、どんな問題についてでしょう?
hitori no otoko ka onna ga korosareta baai ni, keisatsu ga tazuneru no wa, donna mondai ni tsuite deshou?
Consider when a man or woman is killed, what are the questions that the police ask?

もう一度彼は訊ねました。
mou ichido kare wa tazunemashita.
He repeated his question.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 讯 (xùn)
Korean: 묻다 (mudda)

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