Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
恐れる, 畏れる, 怖れる, 懼れる, 惧れる JLPT 3
Kana Reading
おそれる
Romaji
osoreru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to fear; to be afraid of
    Example sentence
    最近のぼくは、「生き恥」「赤恥かくこと恐れなくなりました。 Recently I've stopped being afraid of "living in shame" and being exposed to "public ridicule".

Examples of 恐れる, 畏れる, 怖れる, 懼れる, 惧れる, おそれる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
恐れる
Plain Polite
恐れます
Negative
恐れない
Negative Polite
恐れません

Past

Plain
恐れた
Plain Polite
恐れました
Negative
恐れなかった
Negative Polite
恐れませんでした

Te

Plain
恐れて
Plain Polite
恐れまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
恐れられる
Plain Polite
恐れられます
Negative
恐れられない
Negative Polite
恐れられません

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Kanji in this word

9 strokes

fear, majestic, graciously, be apprehensive

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11 strokes

fear, be afraid of, dread

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: おそ.れる

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JLPT 3

8 strokes

dreadful, be frightened, fearful

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JLPT 3

10 strokes

fear, dread, awe

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21 strokes

fear, overawed

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: おそ.れる

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