Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
近寄る, 近よる JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ちかよる
Romaji
chikayoru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to approach; to draw near
    Example sentence
    女に近寄って握手した He went up to her and they shook hands.

Examples of 近寄る, 近よる, ちかよる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
近寄る
Plain Polite
近寄ります
Negative
近寄らない
Negative Polite
近寄りません

Past

Plain
近寄った
Plain Polite
近寄りました
Negative
近寄らなかった
Negative Polite
近寄りませんでした

Te

Plain
近寄って
Plain Polite
近寄りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
近寄られる
Plain Polite
近寄られます
Negative
近寄られない
Negative Polite
近寄られません

Related Study Lists

JLPT N2 Study List

Taylor 2013-01-13
Edsploration hkfoot geddoe MitSora
39 subscribers

ゼルダの伝説 神々のトライフォース2

Nos 2014-06-14
キリト tanners 薔薇-MeiiGuii Juliana
7 subscribers

N2 preparation

番長 2016-11-30
0 subscribers

Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

11 strokes

draw near, stop in, bring near, gather, collect, send, forward

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: よ.る, -よ.り, よ.せる

Learn more
JLPT 4

7 strokes

near, early, akin, tantamount

On'Yomi: キン, コン

Kun'Yomi: ちか.い

Learn more

The Nihongo Master Podcast!

Our bi-weekly Japanese language and culture podcast will teach you vocabulary, grammar, fascinating cultural insights about Japan, and introduce you to fascinating Japanese language learning guests!

S13E9: The Top 5 Don't Do's During Japanese Summer!

Listen Now!

Start speaking Japanese today with Nihongo Master! The fun and easy way to learn Japanese online.

With three subscription types to choose from, there's one to fit every student's budget.

Start your free 7-day trial now!