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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 誘う (sasou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: さそう
Kanji: 誘う
Romaji: sasou

Type: verb

Meaning: to invite; to ask; to call (for)

Example sentences:

タクミからデート誘ってくれたのは初めてじゃん。
takumi kara deeto sasotte kureta nowa hajimete jan.
It’s the first time you asked me out on a date, Takumi.

友達誘って連れてきてもいいですか?
tomodachi sasotte tsurete kite mo ii desu ka.
Am I allowed to bring my friends?

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 誘う (sasou)

その発言は一同の笑いを誘った。
sono hatsugen wa ichidou no warai o sasotta.
That statement elicited a hearty round of laughs.

ピーターも一緒に来ないかと誘ったが、忙しいと断られた。
piitaa mo issho ni konai ka to sasotta ga, isogashii to kotowarareta.
They had asked Peter if he wanted to join them, but he had said he was busy.

Similar words:

招待する (shoutai suru); 招く (maneku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 邀请 (yāoqǐng)
Korean: 초대하다 (chodaehada)

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