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寝る, 寐る, ねる

  • neru


Ichidan verb, intransitive verb

  • to lie down


  • to go to bed
  • to lie in bed


  • to sleep (lying down)


  • to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse)


  • to lie idle

Examples of 寝る,寐る,ねる in a Sentence

I'll be in bed by the time you get home.
Last night I was so tired that I fell asleep with the TV on.
I lay on my face.
The cat is sleeping on the chair.
I'd better get to bed soon.
She said she was ill in bed, which was a lie.
I went to bed early, for I was tired.
Paul is sick in bed today. "That's too bad."
It's already eleven. It's high time you were in bed.
I go to bed at eleven.

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寝る,寐る,ねる Conjugations

Plain Polite 寝ますねます
Negative 寝ないねない
Negative Polite 寝ませんねません
Past 寝たねた
Past Polite 寝ましたねました
Past Negative 寝なかったねなかった
Past Negative Polite 寝ませんでしたねませんでした
Te Form 寝てねて
Progressive 寝ているねている
Progressive Polite 寝ていますねています
Progressive Negative 寝てないねてない
Progressive Negative Polite 寝ていませんねていません
Passive 寝られるねられる
Passive Te Form 寝られてねられて
Imperative 寝なさいねなさい
Imperative Polite 寝てくださいねてください
Imperative Polite Negative 寝ないでくださいねないでください
Optative 寝たいねたい
Optative Negative 寝たくなかったねたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 寝たくないですねたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 寝たくありませんねたくありません
Optative Past 寝たかったねたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 寝たくなかったですねたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 寝たくありませんでしたねたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 寝たくてねたくて
Optative Conditional 寝たければねたければ
Gerund 寝ながらねながら
Factitive 寝させるねさせる
Factitive Shortened 寝さすねさす
Potential 寝れるねれる
Potential Polite 寝れますねれます
Conditional (Ba Form) 寝ればねれば
Conditional (Tara Form) 寝たらねたら
Volitional 寝ようねよう
Volitional Polite 寝ましょうねましょう
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