思う (omou) conjugation

Conjugate 思う (omou) - think

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
思う I think
わたし/おれ
おもふ I think
watashi/ore
omou I think

Present informal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思わない I don't think
わたし/おれ
おもわない I don't think
watashi/ore
omowanai I don't think

Present formal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思います I think
わたし/おれ
おもいます I think
watashi/ore
omoimasu I think

Present formal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思いません I do not think
わたし/おれ
おもいません I do not think
watashi/ore
omoimasen I do not think

Past informal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思った I thought
わたし/おれ
おもった I thought
watashi/ore
omotta I thought

Past informal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思わなかった I didn't think
わたし/おれ
おもわなかった I didn't think
watashi/ore
omowanakatta I didn't think

Past formal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思いました I think
わたし/おれ
おもいました I think
watashi/ore
omoimashita I think

Past formal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思いませんでした I did not think
わたし/おれ
おもいませんでした I did not think
watashi/ore
omoimasen deshita I did not think

Hypothetical tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思え I if thought
わたし/おれ
おもえ I if thought
watashi/ore
omoe I if thought

Imperative informal mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思え think
わたし/おれ
おもえ think
watashi/ore
omoe think

Imperative negative mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思うな don't think
わたし/おれ
おもふな don't think
watashi/ore
omou na don't think

Imperative formal mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思ってください please think
わたし/おれ
おもってください please think
watashi/ore
omotte kudasai please think

Imperative formal negative mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思わないでください please do not think
わたし/おれ
おもわないでください please do not think
watashi/ore
omowanai dekudasai please do not think

Te form - conjunctive stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思って think
わたし/おれ
おもって think
watashi/ore
omotte think

Passive stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思われる thought
わたし/おれ
おもわれる thought
watashi/ore
omowareru thought

Hypothetical conditional stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思えば thought
わたし/おれ
おもえば thought
watashi/ore
omoeba thought

Volitional stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思おう will think
わたし/おれ
おもおう will think
watashi/ore
omoō will think

Potential stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思える thought
わたし/おれ
おもえる thought
watashi/ore
omoeru thought

Continuative stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思い thinking
わたし/おれ
おもい thinking
watashi/ore
omoi thinking

Causative stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思わせる allow to think
わたし/おれ
おもわせる allow to think
watashi/ore
omowaseru allow to think

Imperfective stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
思わ think
わたし/おれ
おもわ think
watashi/ore
omowa think

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Usage information for 思う

This verb follows the godan conjugation pattern. This verb can also mean the following: deem

Examples of 思う

Example in JapaneseTranslation in EnglishFm.
彼は誰かを守るためにウソをついてると 私は 思う

kareha dareka wo mamoru tameni uso wotsuiteruto watashi ha  omou

You. It was you on that boat.
惜しいけど でもこれが一番だと... 思う

oshi ikedo demokorega ichiban dato... omou

I'll miss you, but I think it's for the... best.
うまく行ったように 思う というのは...

umaku itsu tayouni omou toiunoha...

I think it could possibly work out... ."because\x22
はい この件でジェーンを 停職にすることも出来るが あれは 助けを求める彼の叫びだったと 私は 思う

hai kono ken de jie-n wo teishoku nisurukotomo dekiru ga areha  tasuke wo motome ru kano sakebi dattato watashi ha  omou

I could suspend Jane for this, but I think what happened was a cry for help.
あなたはそうです一日中私のために待って、そして、思う 「ああ、利益Iがいるように、私はなんてよいでしょう!

anatahasoudesu ichinichijuu watashi notameni matsu te、soshite、omou 「aa、rieki Igairuyouni、watashi hananteyoideshou !

You've been waiting for me all day and thinking... Oh, how good I am, how good I am!
いや 彼女が犯人とは 思わない

iya  kanojo ga hannin toha  omowa nai

I don't believe she did it.
君達と同じように そして 違って扱われたいとは 思わない

kimitachi to onaji youni soshite chigatsu te atsukawa retaitoha omowa nai

Just like all you guys, and I don't think I want to be treated any different.
ブレット・スタイルズが それを 心配しているとは 思わない

buretto.sutairuzu ga  sorewo shinpai shiteirutoha  omowa nai

I doubt Bret Stiles is worried about being found.
気の強さが君にあるとは 思わない その一方で マンディ 君には 完璧に殺人を

kino tsuyosa ga kun niarutoha  omowa nai sono ippou de  mandi kun niha  kanpeki ni satsujin wo

But I don't think you have the stomach or the strength to push someone off a balcony.
それって特別なものだと 思わない

sorette tokubetsu namonodato omowa nai ?

That's something special, don't you think?
子供たちを連れて、ここを離れるべきだと 思います、ええと・・・

kodomo tachiwo tsure te、kokowo hanare rubekidato omoi masu、eeto ...

We think the entire area has become unstable.
上手く行くと 思います

umaku iku to omoi masu

And it is going... very well. He's, um...
受け入れるようになると 思います

ukeire ruyouninaruto omoi masu

My understanding is he's grown to accept it.
これで なんとか なると 思います ほんの ちょっとの 注射です

korede nantoka naruto omoi masu honno chottono chuusha desu

Your ovarian follicles are still immature.
自白は 助けを求める 彼の叫びだと 思います

jihaku ha  tasuke wo motome ru kano sakebi dato  omoi masu

Yes, but there's no record of violence.
ここに戻ったほうが良いと 思った

kokoni modotsu tahouga yoi to omotsu ta

Thought we'd be better off back here.
自分勝手で イキナリだが ミッシェルにいて欲しいと 思った

jibunkatte de ikinari daga misshieru niite hoshii to omotsu ta

And I know it's selfish, and I-I know it's sudden, but I realized I don't want Michelle to go.
新発見が間近かだと 思った

shinhakken ga majika dato omotsu ta

I really thought I was close to a breakthrough.
これは ニュースになる 博物館の展示品になる プログラムのための金になると 思った

koreha  nyu-su ninaru hakubutsukan no tenjihin ninaru puroguramu notameno kin ninaruto omotsu ta

I mean, that's articles, that's museum exhibits, that's money for the program.
自分を変えられると 思った 家族を守れると 思った

jibun wo kae rareruto omotsu ta kazoku wo mamore ruto omotsu ta

i thought i could change what i am, keep my family safe.
井上さんと 飯 食いに行こうと 思って

inoue santo meshi kui ni iko uto omotsu te 。

I was thinking of going out for dinner with Inoue-san.
- 思って! 飛べと! - 飛ぶ?

- omotsu te ! tobe to ! - tobu ?

Think fly.
手を貸してもらえるかと 思って

te wo kashi temoraerukato omotsu te

You could give me a hand.
中身を確認したいだろうと 思って

nakami wo kakuninshi taidarouto omotsu te

Figured you'd wanna check to make sure it's all there.
最後のチャンスと 思って...

saigo no chansu to omotsu te...

I heard the best crews in the Navy sail diesels.
君が父親と同類と 思われる

kun ga chichioya to dourui to omowa reru

- Then why not tell the truth?
爆弾が安っぽいと 思われる

bakudan ga yasuppoi to omowa reru

Makes it sound like his bombs just fizzle. Like they don't do any real damage.
思えば― 彼が望んだ場所へ 行ってたんじゃ?

ima omoe ba ― kare ga nozon da basho he itsu tetanja ?

Looking back, you ever think maybe he tried to push things where he wanted them to go?
思えば 全ての始まりは あなたに一杯 奢って貰った事だった もう何ヶ月も前のことね

omoe ba  subete no hajimari ha anatani ippai sha tte moratsu ta koto datta mou nankagetsu mo mae nokotone

And to think, it all started... with you buying me that drink, oh, so many months ago.
アンタが自分の手で 見つけたわけじゃない 目の前にあった物は 思えば 誰かがあそこへ行き

anta ga jibun no tede mitsu ketawakejanai menomae niatta mono ha omoe ba dareka gaasokohe iki

You can't find your own hand in front of your face in there, and yet somehow someone went in there, and after a couple of minutes, they found some stolen goods?
思えば なぜあんなことをしたのか... ひどく... 後悔してる

ima omoe ba nazeannakotowoshitanoka... hidoku... koukai shiteru

I was so stupid and regret it like hell.
あの男が私にしたことを 思えば すごいことよ

ano otoko ga watashi nishitakotowo omoe ba sugoikotoyo

Now, hold that thought, because I'll tell you what he did.
あの娘が心安らかになることを なにかしてあげられたって 思える

ano musume ga kokoro yasura kaninarukotowo nanikashiteageraretatte  omoe ru

[PHONE RINGING] I feel better. I feel like I did something to give that girl some peace.
僕には 全部イカれた話に 思える

boku niha zenbu ika reta hanashi ni omoe ru

This whole thing is making me crazy.
it seems like you inspired the Chairman too 委員長も また 奮い起こさせられた ように 思える

it seems like you inspired the Chairman too iinchou mo mata furui oko saserareta youni omoe ru

But you inspired me.
現実じゃなかったように 思える

genjitsu janakattayouni  omoe ru

The less real it seems.
あなた ど う 思い ま し て ?

anata do u omoi ma shi te ?

Or will he always hold it against me?
いつも 誰かが勝ってるように 思わせる

itsumo dareka ga katsu teruyouni omowa seru

That make it seem like someone's winning All the time.
How long have I known you ? どれくらいの期間 君を 知っていたと おもう?

How long have I known you ? dorekuraino kikan kun wo shitte itato omou ?

How long have I known you?
"思わず"か

"omowazu "ka

Muscle memory.
いきなり猿がいて 思わず...

ikinari saru gaite omowazu...

I didn't know who you were and...
ごめんなさい... いきなり猿がいて 思わず...

gomennasai... ikinari saru gaite omowazu...

I'm sorry, I see an ape, I come out swinging.
思わず 感激しそうになる

omowazu kangeki shisouninaru

Not bad, huh? It's a good story, isn't it? Almost inspiring.
思わず "おっとっと" って

omowazu "ottotto " tte

I said to myself:

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