られる

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Japanese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

られる (rōmaji -rareru) (auxiliary, ichidan conjugation)

Examples

 ()えられる (kaerareru, changeable)
 ()べられる (taberareru, eatable, edible)

  1. Used to make the passive voice.
     () (のう) (せん) (せい) ()られた
    Kinō sensei ni homerareta.
    I was praised by my teacher yesterday.
  2. Used to make the potential form; -able, -ible
    このキノコは ()られますか。
    Kono kinoko wa taberaremasu ka.
    Is this mushroom edible?
  3. Used to show a spontaneous action.
  4. Used to form a light honorific expression.

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