知る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *siru.

Verb[edit]

知る (godan conjugation, hiragana しる, rōmaji shiru)

Japanese verb pair
active 知る
mediopassive 知れる
  1. know something
    キムさんの (でん) () (ばん) (ごう) ()っていますか。
    Kimu-san no denwabangō o shitte imasuka.
    Do you know Kim's telephone number?
    すみません、あなたの名前 (なまえ) ()りません
    Sumimasen, anata no namae o shirimasen.
    I'm sorry, I don't know your name.
  2. get to know; find; realize
  3. tell the difference
  4. know details of something
  5. be able to understand certain feeling of someone else
  6. foresee
  7. experience
  8. know somebody
  9. have something to do with something

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.