Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
居直る
Kana Reading
いなおる
Romaji
inaoru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to sit up properly straight
    Example sentence
    急に居直った。 He changed his attitude suddenly.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to become aggressive

Examples of 居直る, いなおる in a sentence

  • 急に居直った。

    He changed his attitude suddenly.


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
居直る
Plain Polite
居直ります
Negative
居直らない
Negative Polite
居直りません

Past

Plain
居直った
Plain Polite
居直りました
Negative
居直らなかった
Negative Polite
居直りませんでした

Te

Plain
居直って
Plain Polite
居直りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
居直られる
Plain Polite
居直られます
Negative
居直られない
Negative Polite
居直られません

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