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怖がる, 恐がる

Kana Reading
こわがる
Romaji
kowagaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be afraid of; to fear; to dread; to be nervous (about); to be shy (of)
    Example sentence
    どうせ、妙子さん怖がって、有利さん道連れにしようしたでしょ I'm sure Taeko was scared and tried to get Yuri to go along with her.

Examples of 怖がる, 恐がる, こわがる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
怖がる
Plain Polite
怖がります
Negative
怖がらない
Negative Polite
怖がりません

Past

Plain
怖がった
Plain Polite
怖がりました
Negative
怖がらなかった
Negative Polite
怖がりませんでした

Te

Plain
怖がって
Plain Polite
怖がりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
怖がられる
Plain Polite
怖がられます
Negative
怖がられない
Negative Polite
怖がられません

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