Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
権力を握る
Kana Reading
けんりょくをにぎる
Romaji
kenryokuwonigiru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `ru' ending
    Meaning
    to seize power

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
権力を握る
Plain Polite
権力を握ります
Negative
権力を握らない
Negative Polite
権力を握りません

Past

Plain
権力を握った
Plain Polite
権力を握りました
Negative
権力を握らなかった
Negative Polite
権力を握りませんでした

Te

Plain
権力を握って
Plain Polite
権力を握りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
権力を握られる
Plain Polite
権力を握られます
Negative
権力を握られない
Negative Polite
権力を握られません

Popular Study Lists

JLPT N4 Study List

Taylor 2013-01-13
Umbo Aristeia kawaiibutterfly Christian
76 subscribers

Jōyō Kanji Study List

Taylor 2013-01-13
hkfoot ZanDatsu MitSora 龍之介 / Ryunosuke
59 subscribers

Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

12 strokes

grip, hold, mould sushi, bribe

On'Yomi: アク

Kun'Yomi: にぎ.る

Learn more
JLPT 3

15 strokes

authority, power, rights

On'Yomi: ケン, ゴン

Kun'Yomi: おもり, かり, はか.る

Learn more
JLPT 4

2 strokes

power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert

On'Yomi: リョク, リキ, リイ

Kun'Yomi: ちから

Learn more

The Nihongo Master Podcast!

Our bi-weekly Japanese language and culture podcast will teach you vocabulary, grammar, fascinating cultural insights about Japan, and introduce you to fascinating Japanese language learning guests!

S13E8: Study Saturday - Surely... (きっと)

Listen Now!

Start speaking Japanese today with Nihongo Master! The fun and easy way to learn Japanese online.

With three subscription types to choose from, there's one to fit every student's budget.

Start your free 7-day trial now!