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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 戻る (modoru)

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Kana: もどる
Kanji: 戻る
Romaji: modoru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to return; to go back; to turn back; to rebound; to spring back; to recover (something lost)

Example sentences:

彼はまだ戻ってこないんだそうです。
kare wa mada modotte konain da sou desu.
It looks like he hasn’t returned yet.

わたしは娘がこうして生きて戻っただけでもう十分だ!
watashi wa musume ga koushite ikite modotta dake de mou juubun da.
I’m just happy that my daughter is back alive!

オレ、待ってるんだ、彼女が戻ってくるのを…
ore, matterun da, kanojo ga modotte kuru no o.
I’m waiting for her to come back…

戻る (modoru)

そろそろ部屋に戻ろうか?
sorosoro heya ni modorou ka.
Shall we go back to our room now?

レイコがイタリアから戻ってくるって本当かよ?
reiko ga itaria kara modotte kuru tte hontou ka yo.
Is it true that Reiko is returning from Italy?

彼女がやっと寝室に戻ったのは、夜中の一時近くだった。
kanojo ga yatto shinshitsu ni modotta nowa, yonaka no ichiji chikaku datta.
It was nearly one in the morning when she finally returned to the bedroom.

Similar words:

帰る (kaeru); 立ち返る (tachikaeru); 戻す (modosu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 回到 (huídào); 回来 (huílái); 返回 (fǎnhuí)
Korean: 돌아오다 (dol-aoda); 돌아가다 (dol-agada)

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