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似る, にる

  • niru


Ichidan verb, intransitive verb

  • to resemble
  • to look like
  • to take after


  • to be similar (in status, condition, etc.)
  • to be close
  • to be alike
  • to be like

Examples of 似る,にる in a Sentence

This is a dog that resembles a horse.
The geographical features here are similar to those of our prefecture.
What does this rock look like?
I also heard a similar story.
The two buses resemble each other at first glance.
Which of your parents do you take after?
Your idea is similar to mine.
Your purse is similar to mine.
Your voice reminds me of your mother.
Your handwriting is similar to mine.

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似る,にる Conjugations

Plain Polite 似ますにます
Negative 似ないにない
Negative Polite 似ませんにません
Past 似たにた
Past Polite 似ましたにました
Past Negative 似なかったになかった
Past Negative Polite 似ませんでしたにませんでした
Te Form 似てにて
Progressive 似ているにている
Progressive Polite 似ていますにています
Progressive Negative 似てないにてない
Progressive Negative Polite 似ていませんにていません
Passive 似られるにられる
Passive Te Form 似られてにられて
Imperative 似なさいになさい
Imperative Polite 似てくださいにてください
Imperative Polite Negative 似ないでくださいにないでください
Optative 似たいにたい
Optative Negative 似たくなかったにたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 似たくないですにたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 似たくありませんにたくありません
Optative Past 似たかったにたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 似たくなかったですにたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 似たくありませんでしたにたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 似たくてにたくて
Optative Conditional 似たければにたければ
Gerund 似ながらにながら
Factitive 似させるにさせる
Factitive Shortened 似さすにさす
Potential 似れるにれる
Potential Polite 似れますにれます
Conditional (Ba Form) 似ればにれば
Conditional (Tara Form) 似たらにたら
Volitional 似ようによう
Volitional Polite 似ましょうにましょう
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