See also: 搖る

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
搖る (kyūjitai)
汰る (to sift and sort, especially in water)
淘る (to sift and sort, especially in water)

EtymologyEdit

⟨yo2ru⟩ → */jəru//juru/

From Old Japanese.

Appears to be the root of 緩い (yurui, loose), 緩やか (yuruyaka, loose, slack; languid; lax), ゆるゆる (yuruyuru, loose, baggy; slowly; softly, softeningly).

PronunciationEdit

Verb 1Edit

() (yurutransitive yodan (kyūjitai 搖る)

  1. (archaic) to shake, to sway, to quake, to sway back and forth
  2. (archaic) to pitch, to roll, to rock, to toss about (such as a ship on rough seas)
  3. (archaic) to jolt or joggle (such as a vehicle)
  4. (archaic) to swing back and forth (such as something suspended or hanging)
  5. (archaic) to flicker, to waver (such as a flame)
  6. (archaic) to tremble, to vibrate

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Verb 2Edit

() (yuruintransitive nidan (kyūjitai 搖る)

  1. (archaic) to shake, to sway, to quake
  2. (archaic) to become unstable

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