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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 思い出す (omoidasu)

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Kana: おもいだす
Kanji: 思い出す
Romaji: omoidasu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to recall; to remember; to recollect

Example sentences:

その名前を聞くと、五年前に死んだ息子のことを思い出すよ。
sono namae o kiku to, gonenmae ni shinda musuko no koto o omoidasu yo.
Whenever I hear that name, it reminds me of my son who died 5 years ago.

その男の声に聞き覚えがある気がしたが、どこで聞いたかは思い出せなかった。
sono otoko no koe ni kikioboe ga aru ki ga shita ga, doko de kiita ka wa omoidasenakatta.
I thought I recognized the timbre of that man’s voice, but I couldn’t quite place it.

あの人を思い出す誰かと会わずにすむところへ行きたい。
ano hito o omoidasu dareka to awazu ni sumu tokoro e ikitai.
I will go away where I’ll never see anyone who reminds me of him again.

自分は、どうして彼のことを思い出さなかったのだろう?
jibun wa, doushite kare no koto o omoidasanakatta no darou.
Why haven’t I thought of him before?

とたんに鈴木は、田中の声をどこで聞いたのかを思い出した。
totan ni suzuki wa, tanaka no koe o doko de kiita no ka o omoidashita.
Suzuki realized immediately where she had heard Tanaka’s voice.

Similar words:

思い起す (omoiokosu); 偲ぶ (shinobu); 覚える (oboeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 想起 (xiángqǐ)
Korean: 상기하다 (sang-gihada)

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