Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 滑る(すべる) in Japanese

滑る, 辷る
JLPT 4
Kana Reading
すべる
Romaji
suberu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to glide; to slide (e.g. on skis); to slip
    Example sentence
    廊下滑りやすいので足元気を付けなさい Watch your step, as the passageway is slippery.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to fail (an examination); to bomb (when telling a joke)
    Example sentence
    列車滑るようにからでていった The train rolled out of the station.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to drop; to go down; to come down; to fall (e.g. in status)
    Example sentence
    来年はうまく滑れるようになるでしょう You will be able to ski well next year.

Examples of 滑る, 辷る, すべる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
滑る
Plain Polite
滑ります
Negative
滑らない
Negative Polite
滑りません

Past

Plain
滑った
Plain Polite
滑りました
Negative
滑らなかった
Negative Polite
滑りませんでした

Te

Plain
滑って
Plain Polite
滑りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

13 strokes

slippery, slide, slip, flunk

On'Yomi: カツ, コツ

Kun'Yomi: すべ.る, なめ.らか

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5 strokes

glide, skate, slip, fail in exams, (kokuji)

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: すべ.る, すべ.らす

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