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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 遊ぶ (asobu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: あそぶ
Kanji: 遊ぶ
Romaji: asobu

Type: verb

Meaning: to play; to enjoy oneself; to have a good time

Example sentences:

子供たちは外で遊んでいます。
kodomo tachi wa soto de asonde imasu.
The kids are playing outside.

姉ちゃん、みんなオレと遊んでくれないんだよ。
neechan, minna ore to asonde kurenain da yo.
No one wants to play with me, Sis.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 遊ぶ (asobu)

泣くなよ!明日お兄ちゃんが遊んでやるから…
naku na yo. ashita oniichan ga asonde yaru kara.
Don’t cry. Big brother will play with you tomorrow!

オレたち子供しかいないこんな場所で遊ぶのは、危険すぎる!
oretachi kodomo shika inai konna basho de asobu no wa, kiken sugiru.
It’s too dangerous to us children to be playing in a place like this without an adult present!

子供のように遊んで暮らしてほしかったんだよ。
kodomo no you ni asonde kurashite hoshikattan da yo.
I wanted you to play, like a child.

Similar words:

演じる (enjiru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 玩 (wán); 游戏 (yóuxì)
Korean: 놀다 (nolda)

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