JapaneseEdit

Alternative spelling
遣る
Alternative spelling
演る

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, to act, to perform
    (なに)やることがあるの?
    Nanika yaru koto ga aru no?
    Do you have anything to do?
    主人公(しゅじんこう)やる
    shujinkō o yaru
    to perform the main character
    • 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)やる
    tsukai ni yaru
    to send a person on an errand
  4. to have sex, to fuck, to bang
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:性交する
    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
  7. (colloquial, only in the indicative) to have commendable ability
    やるな、(まえ)
    Yaru na, omae.
    Good stuff, lad.

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ReferencesEdit

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