Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

語る

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
かたる
Romaji
kataru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to talk; to tell; to recite
    Example sentence
    小泉首相が「憲法違反から靖国神社参拝ちゃいかんいうがいます」と語った Prime Minister Koizumi said, "There are people who say that, because it's unconstitutional, I should not pray at the Yasukuni Shrine".

Examples of 語る, かたる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
語る
Plain Polite
語ります
Negative
語らない
Negative Polite
語りません

Past

Plain
語った
Plain Polite
語りました
Negative
語らなかった
Negative Polite
語りませんでした

Te

Plain
語って
Plain Polite
語りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

Related Study Lists

動詞と指定詞 (Verbs and Copula)

ダリウス 2015-06-05
0 subscribers

Zelda

Injall 2021-06-15
0 subscribers

Start speaking Japanese today with Nihongo Master! The fun and easy way to learn Japanese online.

With three subscription types to choose from, there's one to fit every student's budget.

Start your free 7-day trial now!