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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.

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!

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 呼ぶ (yobu)

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.

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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