Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
狭まる
Kana Reading
せばまる
Romaji
sebamaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to narrow; to contract
    Example sentence
    両者狭まった The gap between them has narrowed.

Examples of 狭まる, せばまる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

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

Past

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

Te

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

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

9 strokes

cramped, narrow, contract, tight

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