恐れる

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おそ
Grade: S
kun'yomi
See also 恐れ

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

恐れる ‎(transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana おそれる, romaji osoreru)

  1. to fear
    人間 (にんげん)我々 (われわれ)は、姿 (すがた)ないものを (おそ)がちなのだ。
    Ningen no wareware wa, sugata nai mono o osore gachi na no da.
    We as humans tend to fear what cannot be seen.
  2. to be afraid
     (わたし)だ、 (おそ)れることはない。
    Watashi da, osoreru koto wa nai.
    Don`t be afraid, it is I.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb is usually written 恐れる in kanji

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Conjugation[edit]