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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 育てる (sodateru)

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Kana: そだてる
Kanji: 育てる
Romaji: sodateru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to raise; to bring up; to rear; to train; to teach; to nurture; to foster; to promote the growth of

Example sentences:

彼はわたしを娘も当然に育ててくれたのよ。
kare wa watashi o musume mo touzen ni sodatete kureta no yo.
He raised me like his own daughter.

わたしの育て方もちょっと異常だったけど。
watashi no sodatekata mo chotto ijou datta kedo.
The way I raised him was weird too.

育てる (sodateru)

わたしがいけないんだわ…あなたを自由に育てすぎたから…
watashi ga ikenain da wa. anata o jiyuu ni sodatesugita kara.
It’s all my fault… I always let you have your way…

彼が自分の庭といっていたその四角な土地は、彼の手で育てられる美しい花によって、町でも評判になっていた。
kare ga jibun no niwa to itte ita sono shikaku na tochi wa, kare no te de sodaterareru utsukushii hana ni yotte, machi demo hyouban ni natte ita.
The plot of earth which he called his garden was celebrated in the town for the beauty of the flowers which he cultivated there.

Similar words:

育む (hagukumu); 養う (yashinau)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 养 (yǎng); 养育 (yǎngyù)
Korean: 키우다 (kiuda), 기르다 (gileuda)

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