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覆う

Meaning

覆う おおう
Word or expression in common usage
Godan verb with `u' ending
transitive verb
  • to cover
  • to hide
  • to conceal
  • to wrap
  • to disguise

Translations

  • 【形】covering 【他動】encrust〔宝石など〕
  • fold
  • invest
  • overcurtain
  • pave
  • revet
  • screen
  • shroud
  • smother
  • vesture〈古〉

Kanji

    • onyomiフク
    • kunyomiおお.うくつがえ.すくつがえ.る
    • meaningcapsize; cover; shade; mantle; be ruined

Sentences

  • Japanese 心を覆う壁は二度と壊すことはできない。
    English Nobody will ever again be able to break the wall hiding my heart.
  • Japanese 幾人かの被害者は大津波を観測して目を覆うような惨状だったと思っているそうです。
    English It is said that several victims of the tsunami think that the devestation they saw was the kind that made you cover your eyes.
  • Japanese 富はあまたの苦痛を覆う
    English Riches cover a multitude of woes.

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