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怯む

Kana Reading
ひるむ
Romaji
hirumu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `mu' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to falter; to flinch (from); to recoil (from); to quail (at)
    Example sentence
    怯んだ相手気取られてはいけない。 You mustn't let the other person notice that you flinched.

Examples of 怯む, ひるむ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
怯む
Plain Polite
怯みます
Negative
怯まない
Negative Polite
怯みません

Past

Plain
怯んだ
Plain Polite
怯みました
Negative
怯まなかった
Negative Polite
怯みませんでした

Te

Plain
怯んで
Plain Polite
怯みまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
怯まれる
Plain Polite
怯まれます
Negative
怯まれない
Negative Polite
怯まれません

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