Meaning of よんとう in Japanese

It seems that よんとう(yontō) is an inflection of よぶ with the following forms:
  • Tai form: to express a wish/desire.
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Definition of よんとう

  1. (v5b, vt) to call out (to); to call; to invoke

    あなたが呼べば、彼はくるでしょう。
    He will come if you call him.

  2. to summon (a doctor, etc.)

    パーティーに呼んでもらいましたが今回は行けません。
    You invited me to your party, but I can't make it this time.

  3. to invite

    「本当に警察を呼びたいのか」と僕は彼女に尋ねた。
    "Are you sure you want to call the police?" I asked her.

  4. to designate; to name; to brand

    この映画は大変な人気を呼んだ。
    This movie has won great popularity.

  5. to garner (support, etc.); to gather

    あなたをケパと呼ぶことにします。
    You will be called Cephas.

  6. to take as one's wife →Related words: 娶る

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