Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
頭を垂れる, こうべを垂れる, 首を垂れる
Kana Reading
こうべをたれる
Romaji
kōbewotareru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    to hang one's head
    Example sentence
    恥ずかしのあまり首を垂れた。 He hung his head in shame.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to bow down
    Example sentence
    おどおどして首をたれた。 He hung his head sheepishly.

Examples of 頭を垂れる, こうべを垂れる, 首を垂れる, こうべをたれる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
頭を垂れる
Plain Polite
頭を垂れます
Negative
頭を垂れない
Negative Polite
頭を垂れません

Past

Plain
頭を垂れた
Plain Polite
頭を垂れました
Negative
頭を垂れなかった
Negative Polite
頭を垂れませんでした

Te

Plain
頭を垂れて
Plain Polite
頭を垂れまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
頭を垂れられる
Plain Polite
頭を垂れられます
Negative
頭を垂れられない
Negative Polite
頭を垂れられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

8 strokes

droop, suspend, hang, slouch

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16 strokes

head, counter for large animals

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JLPT 4

9 strokes

neck, counter for songs and poems

On'Yomi: シュ

Kun'Yomi: くび

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