撓る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji

Etymology 1[edit]

woworu > ooru.

Verb[edit]

撓る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おおる, rōmaji ōru, historical hiragana ををる)

  1. for a branch to bend due to the abundance or weight of flora

Etymology 2[edit]

siporu > siɸoru > siworu > sioru.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

撓る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana しおる, rōmaji shioru, historical hiragana しほる)

  1. to bend
  2. to torment, bully

Etymology 3[edit]

Likely related to 撓る (shioru, bend): ?siporu > ?siɸoru > ?siworu > siwaru.

Verb[edit]

撓る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana しわる, rōmaji shiwaru)

  1. for something to bend
  2. to be hungry

Etymology 4[edit]

From older 撓る (shinaru).

Verb[edit]

撓る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana しなる, rōmaji shinaru)

  1. for something to bend
Derived terms[edit]