呼ぶ (yobu) conjugation

Conjugate 呼ぶ (yobu) - call

Attention: in Japanese, conjugation is the same for all persons. Therefore, while we only provide the 'watashi/ore' ('I') form, it is absolutely the same for the other person forms.

Present informal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ぶ I call
わたし/おれ
よぶ I call
watashi/ore
yobu I call

Present informal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ばない I don't call
わたし/おれ
よばない I don't call
watashi/ore
yobanai I don't call

Present formal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼びます I call
わたし/おれ
よびます I call
watashi/ore
yobimasu I call

Present formal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼びません I do not call
わたし/おれ
よびません I do not call
watashi/ore
yobimasen I do not call

Past informal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼んだ I called
わたし/おれ
よんだ I called
watashi/ore
yonda I called

Past informal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ばなかった I didn't call
わたし/おれ
よばなかった I didn't call
watashi/ore
yobanakatta I didn't call

Past formal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼びました I call
わたし/おれ
よびました I call
watashi/ore
yobimashita I call

Past formal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼びませんでした I did not call
わたし/おれ
よびませんでした I did not call
watashi/ore
yobimasen deshita I did not call

Hypothetical tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼べ I if called
わたし/おれ
よべ I if called
watashi/ore
yobe I if called

Imperative informal mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼べ call
わたし/おれ
よべ call
watashi/ore
yobe call

Imperative negative mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ぶな don't call
わたし/おれ
よぶな don't call
watashi/ore
yobu na don't call

Imperative formal mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼んでください please call
わたし/おれ
よんでください please call
watashi/ore
yonde kudasai please call

Imperative formal negative mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ばないでください please do not call
わたし/おれ
よばないでください please do not call
watashi/ore
yobanai dekudasai please do not call

Te form - conjunctive stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼んで call
わたし/おれ
よんで call
watashi/ore
yonde call

Passive stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ばれる called
わたし/おれ
よばれる called
watashi/ore
yobareru called

Hypothetical conditional stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼べば called
わたし/おれ
よべば called
watashi/ore
yobeba called

Volitional stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ぼう will call
わたし/おれ
よぼう will call
watashi/ore
yobō will call

Potential stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼べる called
わたし/おれ
よべる called
watashi/ore
yoberu called

Continuative stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼び calling
わたし/おれ
よび calling
watashi/ore
yobi calling

Causative stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ばせる allow to call
わたし/おれ
よばせる allow to call
watashi/ore
yobaseru allow to call

Imperfective stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
呼ば call
わたし/おれ
よば call
watashi/ore
yoba call

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Usage information for 呼ぶ

This verb follows the godan conjugation pattern. This verb can also mean the following: invite, send for someone, get someone, designate, send, apply a name to someone

Examples of 呼ぶ

Example in JapaneseTranslation in EnglishFm.
クリスティーヌは 絶対に”彼を”呼ぶ

kurisutei-nu ha zettai ni ”kare wo ”yobu

Just go home and don't say anything to anyone. Remember that number trick that you showed us at dinner?
悪いけど 呼ぶ

warui kedo yobu

Sorry. No, no.
まだ名前の無い島を " エディの島 " と 呼ぶ

mada namae no nai shima wo " edi no shima " to yobu

Not to mention all the countless unnamed ones like the soon to be called: "Edwahii".
呼ばない

yoba nai

I would, but I can't be sure you won't call the police. I won't.
呼ばない

yoba nai ?

No?
呼びます

yobi masu ?

Do you want me to find you a supervisor?
マヤは失った息子を 呼びます

maya ha utsu ta musuko wo yobi masu

Maya calls for her lost son.
"呼んだ" のか これから呼ぶのか?

"yon da " noka korekara yobu noka ?

You called the police or you will call the police?
呼んだ

yon da ?

or you gonna eat? You called for me?
呼んだよ "呼んだ" って

yon dayo "yon da " tte

Well, did you call a tow truck?
"呼んだ" って

"yon da " tte

Yeah, I called a tow truck.
呼べ

yobe

- Call to your sister.
ミューラーだ 呼べ

myu-ra- da  yobe

There's Mueller. Call to him.
警察 呼んで

keisatsu  yon de !

Call the police!
いいから 呼んで 呼んで

iikara yon de yon de

Just call it!
その3人をここに 呼んで 調べるべきだな

sono 3nin wokokoni  yon de shirabe rubekidana

I think we should get them out here, take a look at them.
素敵な女性をテーブルに 呼んで 生の踊りを

suteki na josei wo te-buru ni yon de uno odori wo

Invite one of our lovely ladies over to your table where the real action is.
兵士は別名シープドッグ(牧羊犬)と 呼ばれる ... そうだろ?

heishi ha betsumei shi-pudoggu (maki hitsuji inu )to yoba reru  ... soudaro ?

Am I right?
呼ばれる"かも"ってだけだよ

yoba reru "kamo "ttedakedayo

Distant, outside possibility.
The company is 会社は called Cedar Lake ヒマラヤスギ湖と 呼ばれる

The company is kaisha ha called Cedar Lake himarayasugi mizuumi to yoba reru

I think you should invite me to one of your performances.
呼べば、聞こえるよ

yobe ba、kiko eruyo

I'm gonna go out there. I'm gonna leave the door open.
中に人がいるんだ 消防車 呼べば

nakani nin gairunda shoubousha yobe ba …

Shouldn't we just call...
呼べば? 800ドル取られて 毒を盛られたと話すわ

yobe ba ? 800doru tora rete doku wo mora retato hanasu wa

Tell them how you charged me $800 to spit in my face and poison me.
専門家を 呼ぼう

senmonka wo yobo u

I say we call in the expert.

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