ある

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ある (intransitive, godan conjugation, rōmaji aru)

  1. to exist (inanimate objects)
    • テーブルの (うえ)植木鉢 (うえきばち)あります
      Tēburu no ue ni uekibachi ga arimasu.
      There is a flowerpot on top of the table.
    •  (なんじ) (さち)あれ
      Nanji ni sachi are.
      I wish you happiness.
      (literally, “Happiness, exist with you.”)
  2. to be (inanimate objects)
  3. to have (inanimate objects)
    •  (わたし) (がっ) (こう)花園 (はなぞの)あります
      Watashi no gakkō wa hanazono ga arimasu.
      My school has a flower garden.
  4. (of an accident) to happen
    •  (なに)あったら連絡 (れんらく)してください。
      Nanika attara renraku shite kudasai.
      If anything happens, please call me.

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ある (rōmaji aru)

  1. 或る: certain, one, some