Meaning of おう in Japanese

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Definition of おう

  1. (pref) concave; hollow; sunken →Related words: 凹レンズ
あう(au) · おう(ou) 合う

合 Kanji Details

  1. (v5u, vi) to come together; to merge; to unite; to meet
  2. to fit; to match; to suit; to agree with; to be correct

    This white coat will look very nice on you.

  3. to be profitable; to be equitable
  4. (suf, v5u) (after the -masu stem of a verb) to do ... to each other; to do ... together

    The two ladies smiled at each other.

  1. (v5u, vt) to grow; to spring up
  2. to cut (teeth)
  1. (v5u, vt) to chase; to run after; to pursue

    The policeman was after the thief.

  2. to follow (i.e. a set order, a trend)

    I can't keep track of all the changes taking place in the world of AIDS research.

  3. to drive out; to oust; to expel
  4. to drive (i.e. a herd)
  5. (in passive voice) to be pressed (for time, etc.)
  1. (v5u, vt) to bear; to carry on one's back →Related words: 背負う

    It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back.

  2. to take responsibility for; to accept a duty

    You've got to answer for the outcome.

  3. to be injured

    The doctor tried hard to save the wounded boy.

  4. to owe
おう(ou) · おきな(okina)

翁 Kanji Details

  1. (n) old man; venerable gentleman
  2. (suf) venerable; old; father
  1. (n, n-suf) king; ruler; sovereign; monarch

    They are plotting to kill the king.

  2. king (for senior player) (shogi)
  1. (suf) middle; centre; center
  1. (n) huang (female Chinese firebird) →Related words: 鳳凰 , 四霊
  1. (n) agreement; affirmative
  2. (int) aye; yes; OK; okay; yeah; all right
おお(oo) · おう(ou)
  1. (int) oh!; good heavens!
  2. ugh! oh no!
  3. ah!; agh!; the penny drops!

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