"Amaeru" is the difficult word to translate into any of European languages.
It can be translated in several ways. "Amae"( noun ) is the theme of
many sociologists and anthropologists to write about to understand the
Japanese culture. You will be able to obtain many hundreds of pages of
infornmation about amae, I suppose.
"Amaeru" means "to make too much advantage of one's kindness or
one's good will. " Mothers are usually are sweet to their children.
So babies w3ill amaeru their mother. "Amai" means "sweet".
Japanese children will sleep at their mother's side until 4 or 5 years,
and therefore, some sociologists say that Japanese are always not
I would not like to say that we are like babies when adults, because I'm