居る

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Japanese[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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 notes[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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

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

Conjugation[edit]