Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
塞がる, 壅がる JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ふさがる, ふたがる
Romaji
fusagaru, futagaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be closed; to be blocked; to be healed (e.g. wound); to be shut up
    Example sentence
    あお向け寝ると、ノドチンコがノドの下がるため、上気道が塞がりすくなります。 If you sleep on your back it's easier for your upper airway to be obstructed because your tongue, uvula, etc. slip towards the back of your throat.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be clogged; to be plugged up
    Example sentence
    病院医師たち彼等の時間すべて仕事ふさがっているから、あまり外出しない Hospital doctors don't go out very often as their work takes up all their time.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be occupied; to be taken (e.g. accommodation)
    Example sentence
    彼女報告書タイプふさがっている She is busy typing the reports.

Examples of 塞がる, 壅がる, ふさがる, ふたがる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
塞がる
Plain Polite
塞がります
Negative
塞がらない
Negative Polite
塞がりません

Past

Plain
塞がった
Plain Polite
塞がりました
Negative
塞がらなかった
Negative Polite
塞がりませんでした

Te

Plain
塞がって
Plain Polite
塞がりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
塞がられる
Plain Polite
塞がられます
Negative
塞がられない
Negative Polite
塞がられません

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Kanji in this word

16 strokes

plug up, shut up

On'Yomi: ヨウ

Kun'Yomi: ふさ.ぐ

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13 strokes

close, shut, cover, block, obstruct

On'Yomi: ソク, サイ

Kun'Yomi: ふさ.ぐ, とりで, み.ちる

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