1. 1〔伝導・伝達される〕be conveyed [transmitted] ((to));travel
    • 電気は銅線を伝わる
    • Electricity 「travels through [is carried by] copper wire.
    • この金網には電気が伝わっている
    • The wire mesh is charged with electricity.
    • 列車の音はここ[この高さ]までは伝わって来ない
    • The noise of the trains does not reach [come up] this far.
    • 彼の緊張が彼女にも伝わったようだ
    • His tension seems to have affected her, too.
    • 彼の悲しみがひしひしと伝わって来る
    • I can really feel his grief.
  1. 2〔知れ渡る〕spread ((to))
    • 大地震があるといううわさが口から口へと伝わった
    • The rumor that there would be a strong earthquake spread by word of mouth.
    • 彼が離婚するといううわさが伝わった
    • The rumor got abroad [around] that he was getting a divorce.
  1. 3〔沿って行く〕go along ⇒つたう(伝う)
    • 涙が彼女のほおを伝わって流れた
    • Tears streamed down her cheeks.
  1. 4〔伝承される〕come down ((from));be handed down ((to posterity))
    • この掛け軸は祖父の代から伝わった家宝だ
    • This scroll is a family treasure handed down from our grandfather's time.
  1. 5〔伝来する〕be introduced ((into))
    • 漢字は中国から日本に伝わった
    • Chinese characters were introduced [brought] into Japan from China.