Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
鑽る
Kana Reading
きる
Romaji
kiru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking metal against stone)

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
鑽る
Plain Polite
鑽ります
Negative
鑽らない
Negative Polite
鑽りません

Past

Plain
鑽った
Plain Polite
鑽りました
Negative
鑽らなかった
Negative Polite
鑽りませんでした

Te

Plain
鑽って
Plain Polite
鑽りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
鑽られる
Plain Polite
鑽られます
Negative
鑽られない
Negative Polite
鑽られません

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Kanji in this word

27 strokes

make fire by rubbing sticks

On'Yomi: サン

Kun'Yomi: き.る

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