JapaneseEdit

Alternative spelling 遣る

PronunciationEdit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "やる"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
やる [yàrú]
Imperative (命令形) やれ [yàré]
Key constructions
Passive やられる られる [yàrárérú]
Causative やらせる らせる [yàrásérú]
Potential やれる れる [yàrérú]
Volitional やろう [yàróꜜò]
Negative やらない らない [yàránáí]
Negative perfective やらなかった らなかった [yàránáꜜkàttà]
Formal やります りま [yàrímáꜜsù]
Perfective やった った [yàttá]
Conjunctive やって って [yàtté]
Hypothetical conditional やれば [yàréꜜbà]

VerbEdit

やる (yarutransitive godan (stem やり (yari), past やった (yatta))

  1. (colloquial) to do (perform, execute)
    (なに)やることがあるの?
    Nanika yaru koto ga aru no?
    Do you have anything to do?
    • 2015 March 9, “Tutorial 1”, in catch.jp-wiki Emacs tutorial[1]:
      さあ、やってみましょう。コントロールキーを押しながら v です
      Sā, yattemimashō. Kontorōrukī o oshinagara v desu
      Go ahead, try to do it. Depress the control key and v together
  2. to give (to a non-human or someone inferior)
    (はな)(みず)やる
    Hana ni mizu o yaru.
    Give the flowers some water.
  3. to send somebody somewhere, to dispatch
    使(つか)いにやる
    tsukai ni yaru
    to send a person on an errand
  4. to have sex, to fuck, to bang
    やり()
    yarinige
    fuck and chuck”; break contact after having sex
  5. to kill
    嫉妬(しっと)()られ、あの(ひと)やっちゃいました
    Shitto ni karare, ano hito o yatchaimashita.
    Driven by jealousy, he killed that person.
  6. to row a boat

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN