Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 立つ(たつ) in Japanese

立つ, 発つ
JLPT 5
Kana Reading
たつ
Romaji
tatsu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `tsu' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to stand; to rise; to stand up
    Example sentence
    或る夕暮この立ったことがある There was a time, one evening, when I stood on top of that hill.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position)
    Example sentence
    また盛大にすっ転んだな・・・おい大丈夫ソフィ?立てる That was another impressive fall-flat-on-your-face ... Hey, you alright, Sophie? Can you stand?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
    Example sentence
    まさかそのような窮地に立たされているとは露知らず Good grief! I had no idea you had been placed in such a tight spot.

Examples of 立つ, 発つ, たつ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
立つ
Plain Polite
立ちます
Negative
立たない
Negative Polite
立ちません

Past

Plain
立った
Plain Polite
立ちました
Negative
立たなかった
Negative Polite
立ちませんでした

Te

Plain
立って
Plain Polite
立ちまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
立たれる
Plain Polite
立たれます
Negative
立たれない
Negative Polite
立たれません


Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

5 strokes

stand up, rise, set up, erect

On'Yomi: リツ, リュウ, リットル

Kun'Yomi: た.つ, -た.つ, た.ち-, た.てる, -た.てる, た.て-, たて-, -た.て, -だ.て, -だ.てる

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JLPT 4

9 strokes

departure, discharge, publish, emit, start from, disclose, counter for gunshots

On'Yomi: ハツ, ホツ

Kun'Yomi: た.つ, あば.く, おこ.る, つか.わす, はな.つ

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