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迷う (まよ )

perplexed; puzzled; lost the way

迷う
mayou
perplexed, puzzled, lost the way

迷 mayo (u) lost, puzzled

迷子 mai go - lost child, be lost [B]
迷惑 mei waku - (causing) trouble, problems [I]
迷惑駐車 迷惑駐車 - be annoying by parking on the road (to buy a drink from a vending machine...) [A]

You should eat your food while it is still hot.

SUGGESTED USAGE:

()べようかどうか(まよ)っている(あいだ)に、大豆(だいず)納豆(なっとう)になっちゃった。

tabeyou ka dou ka mayotteiru aida ni, daizu ga nattou ni nacchatta.
While befuddled whether he should eat or not, the beans became nattou (went bad).

  • 食べようかどうか tabeyou ka dou ka - to eat or not to eat [~ かどうか to do something or not || 起きようかどうか okiyou ka dou ka - whether to get (wake) up or not || 愛を告白しようかどうか ai o kokuhaku shiyou ka dou ka - whether to confess your love or not
  • 迷っている mayotteiru - puzzling [te iru form of 迷う mayou]
  • 間に aida ni - while; during that time
  • 大豆 dai zu - soy beans
  • 納豆 nattou - natto [fermented soybeans which are said to be quite healthy but stinks like yesterdays socks - See here.]
  • になっちゃった ni nacchatta - unfortunately became ~ [from に なる ni naru to become + ~ちゃった ~chatta which means something is completed, but usually shows a bit of remorse over what has occurred. It is casual speech and its more formal counterpart is しまった shimatta which acts and means the same]

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