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居る, いる

  • iru


Ichidan verb, intransitive verb

  • to be (of animate objects)
  • to exist


  • to stay


Ichidan verb, auxiliary verb

  • (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be, to have been

Examples of 居る,いる in a Sentence

This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me."
They're all fine, thank you.
I haven't quite finished eating.
Which would you rather do, go to the cinema or stay at home?
Some have lost faith in democracy.
Is it OK for me to remove my wedding ring and go to a dating party when I have a pregnant wife?
2200 dollars have been allocated for expenses.
He had a child even though he wasn't married.
There are also vendors who support Linux.
She is in the bathroom.

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居る,いる Conjugations

Plain Polite 居ますいます
Negative 居ないいない
Negative Polite 居ませんいません
Past 居たいた
Past Polite 居ましたいました
Past Negative 居なかったいなかった
Past Negative Polite 居ませんでしたいませんでした
Te Form 居ていて
Progressive 居ているいている
Progressive Polite 居ていますいています
Progressive Negative 居てないいてない
Progressive Negative Polite 居ていませんいていません
Passive 居られるいられる
Passive Te Form 居られていられて
Imperative 居なさいいなさい
Imperative Polite 居てくださいいてください
Imperative Polite Negative 居ないでくださいいないでください
Optative 居たいいたい
Optative Negative 居たくなかったいたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 居たくないですいたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 居たくありませんいたくありません
Optative Past 居たかったいたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 居たくなかったですいたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 居たくありませんでしたいたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 居たくていたくて
Optative Conditional 居たければいたければ
Gerund 居ながらいながら
Factitive 居させるいさせる
Factitive Shortened 居さすいさす
Potential 居れるいれる
Potential Polite 居れますいれます
Conditional (Ba Form) 居ればいれば
Conditional (Tara Form) 居たらいたら
Volitional 居よういよう
Volitional Polite 居ましょういましょう
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