Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
膨らむ, 脹らむ JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ふくらむ
Romaji
fukuramu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `mu' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to expand; to swell (out); to get big; to become inflated
    Example sentence
    彼女ポケットくるみ膨らんいた Her pockets were bulging with walnuts.

Examples of 膨らむ, 脹らむ, ふくらむ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
膨らむ
Plain Polite
膨らみます
Negative
膨らまない
Negative Polite
膨らみません

Past

Plain
膨らんだ
Plain Polite
膨らみました
Negative
膨らまなかった
Negative Polite
膨らみませんでした

Te

Plain
膨らんで
Plain Polite
膨らみまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
膨らまれる
Plain Polite
膨らまれます
Negative
膨らまれない
Negative Polite
膨らまれません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

16 strokes

swell, get fat, thick

On'Yomi: ボウ

Kun'Yomi: ふく.らむ, ふく.れる

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12 strokes

dilate, distend, bulge, fill out, swell

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