Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
事なきを得る, 事無きを得る
Kana Reading
ことなきをえる
Romaji
kotonakiwoeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    to survive without problems; to manage to avoid further problems
    Example sentence
    こうして武田の悲鳴通りすがりのに気付いてもらえ、事なきをえました In this way a passing boat noticed them, thanks to Takeda's scream, and they survived without incident.

Examples of 事なきを得る, 事無きを得る, ことなきをえる in a sentence

  • こうして武田の悲鳴通りすがりのに気付いてもらえ、事なきをえました

    In this way a passing boat noticed them, thanks to Takeda's scream, and they survived without incident.


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
事なきを得る
Plain Polite
事なきを得ます
Negative
事なきを得ない
Negative Polite
事なきを得ません

Past

Plain
事なきを得た
Plain Polite
事なきを得ました
Negative
事なきを得なかった
Negative Polite
事なきを得ませんでした

Te

Plain
事なきを得て
Plain Polite
事なきを得まして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
事なきを得られる
Plain Polite
事なきを得られます
Negative
事なきを得られない
Negative Polite
事なきを得られません

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JLPT 2

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nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

On'Yomi: ,

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gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit

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8 strokes

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

On'Yomi: ,

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