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Reading and JLPT level

当たる, 当る, 中る, 中たる

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
あたる
Romaji
ataru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be hit; to strike
    Example sentence
    あんな投げ下ろせば、運悪く当たったは、ケガする If you throw something like that down, if someone's unlucky enough to be hit they'll be injured.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to touch; to be in contact; to be affixed
    Example sentence
    上昇すぎているみられるときは、主要国中央銀行協力介入当たります When it is seen to have risen too far, the central banks of major countries cooperate to intervene.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be equivalent to; to be applicable; to apply to
    Example sentence
    インサイダー取引当たる疑い濃厚になってきた Suspicion that this amounts to insider trading has strengthened.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.)
    Example sentence
    誕生日日曜日当たる Next year my birthday will fall on Sunday.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be selected (in a lottery, etc.); to win
    Example sentence
    誕生日日曜日当たる Next year my birthday will fall on Sunday.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be successful; to go well; to be a hit
    Example sentence
    に当たった。 The arrow hit the target.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to face; to confront
    Example sentence
    夜霧当たって風邪をひいた I caught cold from exposure to the night fog.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to lie (in the direction of)
    Example sentence
    問題どうして難局当たるである The question is how we will bell the cat.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to undertake; to be assigned
    Example sentence
    時としてあたる。 Dreams sometimes come true.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.); to be afflicted
    Example sentence
    宝くじ当たれば、左うちわ暮らせるだろうに。 If I win the lottery, I'll be able to live high on the hog.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be called upon (by the teacher)
    Example sentence
    宝くじが当たった。 I won the lottery.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to treat (esp. harshly); to lash out at
    Example sentence
    母親が、看護あたってる His mother is in attendance on him.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be unnecessary
    Example sentence
    福引きカメラが当たった。 I got a camera in a lottery.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (in baseball) to be hitting well; to be on a hitting streak
    Example sentence
    誕生日今年日曜日当たる My father's birthday falls on Sunday this year.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (in fishing) to feel a bite
    Example sentence
    不思議なが、予言は当たった。 Strange to say, his prediction has come true.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised; to spoil
    Example sentence
    あたる溶ける Ice melts in the sun.
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to feel (something) out; to probe into; to check (i.e. by comparison)
    Example sentence
    彼女に対しとてもきつくあたる She is very bitter toward me.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to shave
    Example sentence
    彼女だけつらく当たる She is only hard on me.

Examples of 当たる, 当る, 中る, 中たる, あたる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
当たる
Plain Polite
当たります
Negative
当たらない
Negative Polite
当たりません

Past

Plain
当たった
Plain Polite
当たりました
Negative
当たらなかった
Negative Polite
当たりませんでした

Te

Plain
当たって
Plain Polite
当たりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
当たられる
Plain Polite
当たられます
Negative
当たられない
Negative Polite
当たられません

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