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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 迎える (mukaeru)

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Kana: むかえる
Kanji: 迎える
Romaji: mukaeru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to go out to meet; to receive; to welcome; to greet; to salute; to hail; to accept (e.g. as a member of a group)

Example sentences:

すぐ迎えにきてよ。家まで帰れそうもない。
sugu mukae ni kite yo. ie made kaeresou mo nai.
Come pick me up. I’m not gonna be able to make it home.

これは必ず取りに戻って来ると思った。
kore wa kanarazu tori ni modotte kuru to omotta.
I knew you’d come back to get it.

迎える (mukaeru)

さっさと迎えに来なさいよ!
sassa to mukae ni kinasai yo.
Come pick me up quickly!

とにかく、迎えにきてよかった。
tonikaku, mukae ni kite yokatta.
I’m glad we came to get you, anyway.

Similar words:

受け入れる (ukeireru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 迎接 (yíngjiē)
Korean: 맞이하다 (maj-ihada)

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