Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
引き篭もる, 引き籠もる, 引き籠る, 引籠る, 引きこもる, 引き篭る
Kana Reading
ひきこもる
Romaji
hikikomoru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to stay indoors; to be confined indoors
    Example sentence
    病気引きこもっている He is confined to his house by illness.

Examples of 引き篭もる, 引き籠もる, 引き籠る, 引籠る, 引きこもる, 引き篭る, ひきこもる in a sentence

  • 病気引きこもっている

    He is confined to his house by illness.

  • 書斎引きこもった

    He closeted himself in his study.

  • 日曜日いつも引きこもっている

    I usually stay indoors on Sunday.


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
引き篭もる
Plain Polite
引き篭もります
Negative
引き篭もらない
Negative Polite
引き篭もりません

Past

Plain
引き篭もった
Plain Polite
引き篭もりました
Negative
引き篭もらなかった
Negative Polite
引き篭もりませんでした

Te

Plain
引き篭もって
Plain Polite
引き篭もりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
引き篭もられる
Plain Polite
引き篭もられます
Negative
引き篭もられない
Negative Polite
引き篭もられません

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Kanji in this word

16 strokes

seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied

On'Yomi: ロウ,

Kun'Yomi: かご, こ.める, こも.る, こ.む

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

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22 strokes

basket, devote oneself, seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied

On'Yomi: ロウ,

Kun'Yomi: かご, こ.める, こも.る, こ.む

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