Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
曲がりくねる, 曲りくねる
Kana Reading
まがりくねる
Romaji
magarikuneru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to bend many times; to turn and twist; to zigzag
    Example sentence
    道路周囲曲がりくねっていた The road curled around the side of the hill.

Examples of 曲がりくねる, 曲りくねる, まがりくねる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
曲がりくねる
Plain Polite
曲がりくねります
Negative
曲がりくねらない
Negative Polite
曲がりくねりません

Past

Plain
曲がりくねった
Plain Polite
曲がりくねりました
Negative
曲がりくねらなかった
Negative Polite
曲がりくねりませんでした

Te

Plain
曲がりくねって
Plain Polite
曲がりくねりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
曲がりくねられる
Plain Polite
曲がりくねられます
Negative
曲がりくねられない
Negative Polite
曲がりくねられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

6 strokes

bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean

On'Yomi: キョク

Kun'Yomi: ま.がる, ま.げる, くま

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