揺れる

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Derived via regular historical processes from the 下二段活用 ‎(shimo nidan katsuyō, lower bigrade conjugation) intransitive form of classical Japanese verb 揺る ‎(yuru), itself from Old Japanese.[1][2][3]

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揺れる ‎(ichidan conjugation, hiragana ゆれる, romaji yureru)

  1. to shake, to quake, to sway back and forth
    地面 (じめん) ()れた
    Jimen ga yureta.
    The earth shook.
  2. to pitch, to roll, to rock, to toss about (such as a ship on rough seas)
  3. to jolt or joggle (such as a vehicle)
  4. to swing back and forth (such as something suspended or hanging)
  5. to flicker, to waver (such as a flame)
  6. to tremble, to vibrate

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0