Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
捕らわれる, 捕われる, 囚われる, 捉われる
Kana Reading
とらわれる
Romaji
torawareru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be caught; to be captured; to be taken prisoner; to be arrested; to be apprehended
    Example sentence
    目先利益だけとらわれてはいけない。 You must not think about your immediate profit only.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be seized with (fear, etc.); to be a slave to; to stick to; to adhere to; to be swayed by
    Example sentence
    彼女流行とらわれている She is a slave of fashion.

Examples of 捕らわれる, 捕われる, 囚われる, 捉われる, とらわれる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
捕らわれる
Plain Polite
捕らわれます
Negative
捕らわれない
Negative Polite
捕らわれません

Past

Plain
捕らわれた
Plain Polite
捕らわれました
Negative
捕らわれなかった
Negative Polite
捕らわれませんでした

Te

Plain
捕らわれて
Plain Polite
捕らわれまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
捕らわれられる
Plain Polite
捕らわれられます
Negative
捕らわれられない
Negative Polite
捕らわれられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

5 strokes

captured, criminal, arrest, catch

On'Yomi: シュウ

Kun'Yomi: とら.われる

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10 strokes

catch, capture

On'Yomi: ソク, サク

Kun'Yomi: とら.える

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