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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 誓う (chikau)

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Kana: ちかう
Kanji: 誓う
Romaji: chikau

Type: verb

Meaning: to swear; to vow; to take an oath; to pledge

Example sentences:

あなたが死ぬまであなたから離れないことを誓います。
anata ga shinu made anata kara hanarenai koto o chikaimasu.
I swear never to leave you while you live.

その名前を絶対に口にしないことを誓わせたのです。
sono namae o zettai ni kuchi ni shinai koto o chikawaseta no desu.
He made me swear never to utter that name.

誓う (chikau)

失礼ながら、このお二人が警官でないことを誓っていただくことになっております。
shitsurei nagara, kono ofutari ga keikan denai koto o chikatte itadaku koto ni natte orimasu.
You will excuse me, but I was to ask you to give me your word that neither of your companions is a police officer.

彼がわたしたちにあなたに何も言わないって誓わせた。
kare ga watashitachi ni anata ni nanimo iwanai tte chikawaseta.
He made us swear not to tell you anything.

Similar words:

契る (chigiru); 保証する (hoshou suru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 发誓 (fāshì)
Korean: 맹세하다 (maengsehada)

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