Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
知る, 識る JLPT 5
Kana Reading
しる
Romaji
shiru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to know; to understand; to be acquainted with; to feel
    Example sentence
    驚かないみる知ってたのね。 Seeing that you're not surprised, I think you must have known.

Examples of 知る, 識る, しる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
知る
Plain Polite
知ります
Negative
知らない
Negative Polite
知りません

Past

Plain
知った
Plain Polite
知りました
Negative
知らなかった
Negative Polite
知りませんでした

Te

Plain
知って
Plain Polite
知りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

19 strokes

discriminating, know, write

On'Yomi: シキ

Kun'Yomi: し.る, しる.す

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JLPT 4

8 strokes

know, wisdom

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: し.る, し.らせる

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