Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
引っ張る, 引っぱる, 引張る JLPT 3
Kana Reading
ひっぱる
Romaji
hipparu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to pull; to draw; to pull tight
    Example sentence
    「これは供物?」「そうだよ、この賽銭箱入れて・・・この引っ張るの」 What is this? An offering? "That's right. Put it in this offertory box ... and pull this rope."
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to string (lines); to run (cable); to stretch
    Example sentence
    ほら、健一、そこ雨樋伝っておいでよ。引っ張ってあげるから Hey, Ken'ichi, come along that drain pipe. I'll pull you up.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to pull towards oneself (e.g. someone's sleeve)
    Example sentence
    母親息子引っ張って立たせた The mother pulled her son to his feet.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to drag; to haul; to tow
    Example sentence
    彼女ひじ引っ張った。 She gave a pluck at my elbow.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to lead (e.g. one's followers)
    Example sentence
    彼女シャツ引っ張った。 She pulled my shirt.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to take someone somewhere (e.g. a suspect to the police)
    Example sentence
    彼女はそのロープぐいっと引っ張った。 She gave a big pull on the rope.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to tempt into joining; to strongly invite to join
    Example sentence
    から強い演説聴衆ぐいぐいひっぱっていった His powerful speech carried the audience with him.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to delay; to prolong
    Example sentence
    力いっぱい引っ張ったが、はびくともしなかった。 He pulled with all his strength but the rock would not move.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to lengthen the pronunciation (of a word)
    Example sentence
    負傷した兵士近く茂みまで引っ張って行った。 He pulled the wounded soldier to the nearby bush.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to quote; to cite; to reference
    Example sentence
    息子引っ張った。 He pulled his son by the ear.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to pull the ball (i.e. pull hitting in baseball)
    Example sentence
    つかんで二階へ引っ張って行った。 He caught my hand and pulled me to the second floor.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to wear; to put on
    Example sentence
    襟首引っ張った。 He dragged at my collar.

Examples of 引っ張る, 引っぱる, 引張る, ひっぱる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
引っ張る
Plain Polite
引っ張ります
Negative
引っ張らない
Negative Polite
引っ張りません

Past

Plain
引っ張った
Plain Polite
引っ張りました
Negative
引っ張らなかった
Negative Polite
引っ張りませんでした

Te

Plain
引っ張って
Plain Polite
引っ張りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
引っ張られる
Plain Polite
引っ張られます
Negative
引っ張られない
Negative Polite
引っ張られません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

11 strokes

lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

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