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Reading and JLPT level
塗る JLPT 4
Kana Reading
ぬる
Romaji
nuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to paint; to plaster; to lacquer; to varnish; to spread; to smear
    Example sentence
    本当に日本子供たち太陽赤くぬるのです Do Japanese children really paint the sun red?

Examples of 塗る, ぬる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
塗る
Plain Polite
塗ります
Negative
塗らない
Negative Polite
塗りません

Past

Plain
塗った
Plain Polite
塗りました
Negative
塗らなかった
Negative Polite
塗りませんでした

Te

Plain
塗って
Plain Polite
塗りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

13 strokes

paint, plaster, daub, smear, coating

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: ぬ.る, ぬ.り, まみ.れる

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