居る

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5

VerbEdit

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

  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
    食べて居る
    たべている
    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

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