Last modified on 2 November 2014, at 01:08

居る

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
い(る)
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

VerbEdit

居る (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana いる, romaji iru, historical hiragana ゐる)

  1. (of animate objects) to exist, to be
  2. (of animate objects) to have
    在る, 有る (ある, aru) is the equivalent term used with inanimate objects.
  3. (after a verb in the conjunctive form) to be (doing); indicates a progressive or continuous sense
     ()べて ()
    tabete iru.
    He/she is eating.

Usage notesEdit

This term is usually written in hiragana (i.e. as いる). See the main entry at いる.

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

居る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おる, romaji oru)

  1. (of animate objects) to exist, to be, to have

ConjugationEdit