Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
おと
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Pronunciation edit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "劣る"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
劣る とる [òtórú]
Imperative (命令形) 劣れ とれ [òtóré]
Key constructions
Passive 劣られる とられる [òtórárérú]
Causative 劣らせる とらせる [òtórásérú]
Potential - - -
Volitional 劣ろう とろ [òtóróꜜò]
Negative 劣らない とらない [òtóránáí]
Negative perfective 劣らなかった とらなかった [òtóránáꜜkàttà]
Formal 劣ります とりま [òtórímáꜜsù]
Perfective 劣った とった [òtóttá]
Conjunctive 劣って とって [òtótté]
Hypothetical conditional 劣れば とれ [òtóréꜜbà]

Verb edit

(おと) (otoruintransitive godan (stem (おと) (otori), past (おと)った (ototta))

  1. to be poor at
    (かれ)(そう)(ぞう)(りょく)(おと)
    Kare wa sōzōryoku ni otoru.
    He is poor at imaginativity.
  2. to be inferior to; to be worse than
    ()(まち)(かっ)()(となり)(まち)(おと)
    Waga machi no kakki wa tonarimachi ni otoru.
    Our city's activity is inferior to a neighboring city.

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References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN