参る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まい
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

参る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana まいる, rōmaji mairu, historical hiragana まゐる)

  1. (humble) to go; to go to
    このエレベーターは (うえ) (まい)ります
    Kono erebētā wa ue e mairimasu.
    This lift is going up.
  2. (humble) to come
    電車 (でんしゃ)まいります
    Densha ga mairimasu.
    The train is arriving.
  3. to visit
     (はか) (まい)
    haka ni mairu
    to visit a grave
    神社 (じんじゃ) (まい)
    jinja ni mairu
    to visit a shrine

Conjugation[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9