Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
止まる, 留まる, 停まる, 駐まる JLPT 2
Kana Reading
とどまる
Romaji
todomaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to remain; to abide; to stay (in the one place)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be limited to; to be confined to

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
止まる
Plain Polite
止まります
Negative
止まらない
Negative Polite
止まりません

Past

Plain
止まった
Plain Polite
止まりました
Negative
止まらなかった
Negative Polite
止まりませんでした

Te

Plain
止まって
Plain Polite
止まりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
止まられる
Plain Polite
止まられます
Negative
止まられない
Negative Polite
止まられません

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Kanji in this word

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stop-over, reside in, resident

On'Yomi: チュウ

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halt, stopping

On'Yomi: テイ

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JLPT 3

10 strokes

detain, fasten, halt, stop

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