居る

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of 居る – see the following entry.
いる
[verb] (of animate objects) to exist, to be
[verb] (of animate objects) to have
[verb] (after a verb in the て conjunctive form) to be (doing); indicates a progressive or continuous sense; See ている
[verb] (Classical Japanese) to sit
(This term, 居る, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of 居る – see the following entry.
おる
[verb] (of animate objects) to exist, to be, to have
[verb] (after a verb in the て conjunctive form) to be (doing): indicates a progressive or continuous sense; the verb ending -ておる (-te oru) is often contracted to とる (-toru)
[verb] (Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu, after a verb in the conjunctive form) to be (doing); a continuous sense; often transformed to よる (yoru)
(This term, 居る, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)