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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 呼ぶ (yobu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 呼ぶ (yobu)

Kana: よぶ
Kanji: 呼ぶ
Romaji: yobu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to call; to call out to; to invite; to summon

Example sentences:

つぎの証人を呼びましょうか?
tsugi no shounin o yobimashou ka.
Shall I call the next witness in?

名前を呼んではいけないあの人がいなくなった。
namae o yonde wa ikenai ano hito ga inakunatta.
He-who-must-not-be-named is gone.

さっきから呼んでるのにちっとも気がつかないんだから!
sakki kara yonderu noni chittomo ki ga tsukanain dakara.
I’ve been calling you, but you don’t seem to hear me at all.

呼ぶ Verb Conjugation

Infographic: conjugation of Japanese verb 呼ぶ. Click on image to view full size.

こんどのぞいたら警察よぶわよ。
kondo nozoitara keisatsu yobu wa yo.
If you peek again I’ll call the police.

パパを呼んで来い!
papa o yonde koi.
Go get Daddy!

その呼び方、やめてくれよ!
sono yobikata, yamete kure yo.
Stop calling me that!

そのすぐ後で、彼は自分の名が呼ばれるのをはっきりと聞いたのだ。
sono sugu atode, kare wa jibun no na ga yobareru no o hakkiri to kiita no da.
A moment afterwards he thought he heard his own name called distinctly.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 呼ぶ (yobu)

Similar words:

呼び出す (yobidasu); 招く (maneku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 招呼 (zhāohū)
Korean: 부르다 (buleuda)

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