Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

To Pass By

tō-ru, tsū-jiru, kayo-u, tsū The verb “tōru” means “to pass by” or “to be accepted.” The verb takes different kinds of subjects. If people are the subject, you say, “(somebody) ga tōru,” meaning that they are passing by. If reason or common sense is the subject, it is accepted by many people. The verb “tsūjiru” […]