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減る

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
へる
Romaji
heru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to decrease (in size or number); to diminish; to abate
    Example sentence
    療養病床減ればそれできず一般病床医療支障きたします If long-term beds are reduced, then it won't be possible to do that and normal sickbeds will also be adversely affected.

Examples of 減る, へる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
減る
Plain Polite
減ります
Negative
減らない
Negative Polite
減りません

Past

Plain
減った
Plain Polite
減りました
Negative
減らなかった
Negative Polite
減りませんでした

Te

Plain
減って
Plain Polite
減りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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