Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
費える, 弊える, 潰える
Kana Reading
ついえる
Romaji
tsuieru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to use up (one's savings)
    Example sentence
    悪運続きという目にあったので財産は、たちどころについえさってしまった Having hit a streak of bad luck, my fortune had gone to pot in no time.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be wasted (time, effort, etc)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to fall apart; to become useless
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be wiped out (in battle)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to fall apart (one's body or health)

Examples of 費える, 弊える, 潰える, ついえる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
費える
Plain Polite
費えます
Negative
費えない
Negative Polite
費えません

Past

Plain
費えた
Plain Polite
費えました
Negative
費えなかった
Negative Polite
費えませんでした

Te

Plain
費えて
Plain Polite
費えまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
費えられる
Plain Polite
費えられます
Negative
費えられない
Negative Polite
費えられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

15 strokes

abuse, evil, vice, breakage

On'Yomi: ヘイ

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 3

12 strokes

expense, cost, spend, consume, waste

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: つい.やす, つい.える

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15 strokes

crush, smash, break, dissipate

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