Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
生計を立てる
Kana Reading
せいけいをたてる
Romaji
seikeiwotateru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `ru' ending
    Meaning
    to make a living
    Example sentence
    は、日本生計を立てていけない怠け者信じていた My father believed that anyone who could not make a living in Japan was lazy.

Examples of 生計を立てる, せいけいをたてる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
生計を立てる
Plain Polite
生計を立てます
Negative
生計を立てない
Negative Polite
生計を立てません

Past

Plain
生計を立てた
Plain Polite
生計を立てました
Negative
生計を立てなかった
Negative Polite
生計を立てませんでした

Te

Plain
生計を立てて
Plain Polite
生計を立てまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
生計を立てられる
Plain Polite
生計を立てられます
Negative
生計を立てられない
Negative Polite
生計を立てられません

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