Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
下がる, 下る JLPT 4
Kana Reading
さがる
Romaji
sagaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to hang down; to abate; to retire; to fall; to step back
    Example sentence
    も、それ士気下がって本末転倒はないと。 But, if by that, morale drops wouldn't that defeat the purpose of the exercise?

Examples of 下がる, 下る, さがる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
下がる
Plain Polite
下がります
Negative
下がらない
Negative Polite
下がりません

Past

Plain
下がった
Plain Polite
下がりました
Negative
下がらなかった
Negative Polite
下がりませんでした

Te

Plain
下がって
Plain Polite
下がりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
下がられる
Plain Polite
下がられます
Negative
下がられない
Negative Polite
下がられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

3 strokes

below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

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