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限る

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
かぎる
Romaji
kagiru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to restrict; to limit; to confine
    Example sentence
    マネがこの描くまで女性裸像女神限られていました Until Manet painted this picture, his female nudes were limited to goddesses.
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be restricted to; to be limited to; to be confined to
    Example sentence
    若い棋士多少尊大な感じになるのはよくあることそういうこと将棋限ったはないしょう。 It often happens that young shogi players become a little self-important, but I don't think that's something limited to the shogi world.

Examples of 限る, かぎる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
限る
Plain Polite
限ります
Negative
限らない
Negative Polite
限りません

Past

Plain
限った
Plain Polite
限りました
Negative
限らなかった
Negative Polite
限りませんでした

Te

Plain
限って
Plain Polite
限りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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