Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
渋い顔をする
Kana Reading
しぶいかおをする
Romaji
shibuikaowosuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), suru verb - irregular
    Meaning
    to frown (on); to be grim-faced; to look sullen
    Example sentence
    無駄遣い渋い顔をする He frowns on his wife's wasting money.

Examples of 渋い顔をする, しぶいかおをする in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
渋い顔をする
Plain Polite
渋い顔をします
Negative
渋い顔をしない
Negative Polite
渋い顔をしません

Past

Plain
渋い顔をした
Plain Polite
渋い顔をしました
Negative
渋い顔をしなかった
Negative Polite
渋い顔をしませんでした

Te

Plain
渋い顔をして
Plain Polite
渋い顔をしまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
渋い顔をされる
Plain Polite
渋い顔をされます
Negative
渋い顔をされない
Negative Polite
渋い顔をされません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

11 strokes

astringent, hesitate, reluctant, have diarrhea

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JLPT 4

18 strokes

face, expression

On'Yomi: ガン

Kun'Yomi: かお

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