Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
茂る, 繁る JLPT 2
Kana Reading
しげる
Romaji
shigeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to grow thickly; to be in full leaf; to be rampant; to luxuriate; to be luxurious
    Example sentence
    雑草茂りやすい Ill weeds are sure to thrive.

Examples of 茂る, 繁る, しげる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
茂る
Plain Polite
茂ります
Negative
茂らない
Negative Polite
茂りません

Past

Plain
茂った
Plain Polite
茂りました
Negative
茂らなかった
Negative Polite
茂りませんでした

Te

Plain
茂って
Plain Polite
茂りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

16 strokes

luxuriant, thick, overgrown, frequency, complexity, trouble

On'Yomi: ハン

Kun'Yomi: しげ.る, しげ.く

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JLPT 1

8 strokes

overgrown, grow thick, be luxuriant

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: しげ.る

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