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Grade: 6
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Etymology edit

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Particularly: “Cognate with ()ぎる (sugiru).”

Pronunciation edit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "優れる"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
優れる ぐれ [sùgúréꜜrù]
Imperative (命令形) 優れろ ぐれ [sùgúréꜜrò]
Key constructions
Passive 優れられる ぐれられ [sùgúréráréꜜrù]
Causative 優れさせる ぐれさせ [sùgúrésáséꜜrù]
Potential - - -
Volitional 優れよう ぐれよ [sùgúréyóꜜò]
Negative 優れない ぐれない [sùgúréꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 優れなかった ぐれなかった [sùgúréꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 優れます ぐれま [sùgúrémáꜜsù]
Perfective 優れた れた [sùgúꜜrètà]
Conjunctive 優れて れて [sùgúꜜrètè]
Hypothetical conditional 優れれば ぐれれば [sùgúréꜜrèbà]

Verb edit

(すぐ)れる (sugureruichidan (stem (すぐ) (sugure), past (すぐ)れた (sugureta))

  1. be good at (a thing); be superior to (a person)

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References edit

  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN