Advertisement

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 迷う (mayou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: まよう
Kanji: 迷う
Romaji: mayou

Type: verb

Meaning: to lose one’s way; to waver; to hesitate; to be puzzled; to be perplexed

Idiom:

道に迷う (michi ni mayou): to lose one’s way; to get lost

Example sentences:

森で迷わないでよ!
mori de mayowanaide yo.
Don’t get lost in the forest!

遅いからどこかで迷ってるのかと思ってたんだ。
osoi kara dokoka de mayotteru no ka to omotte tan da.
You are late so I thought you got lost.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 迷う (mayou)

どうして迷っていられるの?明美がわたしたちにしてくれたことを考えてください!
doushite mayotte irareru no. akemi ga watashitachi ni shite kureta koto o kangaete kudasai.
How can you hesitate? Think what Akemi’s done for us!

彼の直覚は迷うことがなかった。
kare no chokkaku wa mayou koto ga nakatta.
His instinct did not hesitate.

Similar words:

迷い込む (mayoikomu); 惑う (madou)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 迷路 (mílù); 踌躇 (chóuchú)
Korean: 길을 잃다 (gil-eul ilhda); 망설이다 (mangseol-ida)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 喋る (shaberu)
Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 表情 (hyoujou)