Godan verb, transitive verb

  1. to bear, to carry on one's back.
  2. to take responsibility for, to accept a duty.
  3. to be injured.
  4. to owe.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
負う おう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

defeat, negative, -
ま.ける お.う フ (3rd, N3)
かい バイ (1st, N2)
eye, class, look
め モク ま- (1st, N4)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)