Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
足りる JLPT 4
Kana Reading
たりる
Romaji
tariru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be sufficient; to be enough
    Example sentence
    リレーバトン1本足りないんです We're one baton short for the relay.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be worth doing; to be worthy
    Example sentence
    が足りず、はやくも火勢萎えはじめた暖炉 The fireplace, lacking firewood, flames already starting to lose their vigour.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be sufficient; to answer; to do
    Example sentence
    あっあたし生卵!」「一個いい?」「うん。足りなくなったらまた注ぎ足すら」 Ah, a raw egg for me! "Is one enough?" "Yep, if I need more I'll top it up."

Examples of 足りる, たりる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
足りる
Plain Polite
足ります
Negative
足りない
Negative Polite
足りません

Past

Plain
足りた
Plain Polite
足りました
Negative
足りなかった
Negative Polite
足りませんでした

Te

Plain
足りて
Plain Polite
足りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
足りられる
Plain Polite
足りられます
Negative
足りられない
Negative Polite
足りられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

7 strokes

leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear

On'Yomi: ソク

Kun'Yomi: あし, た.りる, た.る, た.す

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