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Reading and JLPT level
弱る JLPT 1
Kana Reading
よわる
Romaji
yowaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to weaken; to be troubled; to be downcast; to be emaciated; to be dejected; to be perplexed; to impair
    Example sentence
    老齢弱っている He is worn with age.

Examples of 弱る, よわる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
弱る
Plain Polite
弱ります
Negative
弱らない
Negative Polite
弱りません

Past

Plain
弱った
Plain Polite
弱りました
Negative
弱らなかった
Negative Polite
弱りませんでした

Te

Plain
弱って
Plain Polite
弱りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
弱られる
Plain Polite
弱られます
Negative
弱られない
Negative Polite
弱られません

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