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飛ぶ

飛ぶ

Japanese

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Alternative forms

Verb

飛ぶ (godan conjugation, hiragana とぶ, romaji tobu)

  1. to fly
  2. to jump
  3. to go quickly
  4. to splash, splatter

Usage notes

This spelling of tobu usually denotes flying rather than jumping, as opposed to 跳ぶ which is reserved for the latter.

Conjugation

Related terms

References

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.