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掘る

JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ほる
Romaji
horu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending
    Meaning
    to dig; to excavate
    Example sentence
    彼ら宝物求めてあちこち掘った They dug here and there for treasure.

Examples of 掘る, ほる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
掘る
Plain Polite
掘ります
Negative
掘らない
Negative Polite
掘りません

Past

Plain
掘った
Plain Polite
掘りました
Negative
掘らなかった
Negative Polite
掘りませんでした

Te

Plain
掘って
Plain Polite
掘りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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