Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
競り合う, 競合う
Kana Reading
せりあう
Romaji
seriau
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `u' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to struggle for; to compete with; to vie with
    Example sentence
    本命対抗馬競り合ったお陰でダークホース漁夫得たってわけ Since the favorite and his rival were running against each other a dark horse like him was able to pull out in front.

Examples of 競り合う, 競合う, せりあう in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
競り合う
Plain Polite
競り合います
Negative
競り合わない
Negative Polite
競り合いません

Past

Plain
競り合った
Plain Polite
競り合いました
Negative
競り合わなかった
Negative Polite
競り合いませんでした

Te

Plain
競り合って
Plain Polite
競り合いまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
競り合われる
Plain Polite
競り合われます
Negative
競り合われない
Negative Polite
競り合われません

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JLPT 2

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emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race

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