MARCH 2022 (VOL.173)
Morau means “to receive” or “to get”
Sono tisshu doko de moratta no?
Where did you get that pocket tissue?
Eki de morai mashita.
I received it at the station.
Watashi mo moraitai.
I want to get one, too.
Eki ni itta kedo, morawanakatta.
I went to the station, but I did not get one.
Ima ikeba moraeru to omou.
If you go now, I think you can get one.
Hontoni? Ima kara ikou!
Really? Let’s go now!
Mou hitotsu moraou!
Let’s get another one!
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|negative||morawanai||morai masen||morawanakatta||moraimasen deshita||moratte inai||moratte inakatta||moraenai||moraitakunai||–||–||moratta koto ga nai||moratta koto ga nakatta||morawanaide kudasai||morauna!|
Tsumaranai mono desuga moratte kudasai.
It’s just something small but please receive it.
Ohana wo moratta.
I received flowers.
Kinmedaru wo moratta koto ga aru.
I once received a gold medal.
Maitoshi takusan purezento wo moratte iru.
I receive many presents every year.
Tabako wa moraimasen.
I’m not getting a tobacco.
Rabu reta- wo moratta koto ga nai.
I have never received a love letter.