Kanji in this term
Grade: 3
Alternative spelling
轉ぶ (kyūjitai)


  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "転ぶ"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
転ぶ ろぶ [kòróbú]
Imperative (命令形) 転べ ろべ [kòróbé]
Key constructions
Passive 転ばれる ろばれる [kòróbárérú]
Causative 転ばせる ろばせる [kòróbásérú]
Potential 転べる ろべる [kòróbérú]
Volitional 転ぼう ろぼ [kòróbóꜜò]
Negative 転ばない ろばない [kòróbánáí]
Negative perfective 転ばなかった ろばなかった [kòróbánáꜜkàttà]
Formal 転びます ろびま [kòróbímáꜜsù]
Perfective 転んだ ろんだ [kòróńdá]
Conjunctive 転んで ろんで [kòróńdé]
Hypothetical conditional 転べば ろべ [kòróbéꜜbà]


(ころ) (korobuintransitive godan (stem (ころ) (korobi), past (ころ)んだ (koronda))

  1. to fall down
  2. to fall morally or metaphysically
    Kare wa kane ni tsurete tekigata ni koronda.
    He was enticed by money and went over to the enemy.
    Dotchi ni koronde mo son wa nai.
    No matter what, we have nothing to lose.
  3. (Hachijō) to die


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