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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to take (a resource, e.g. time or money)Usually written using kana alone, See also 時間がかかる
  • あれだけ
  • コイン
  • しゅうしゅう収集
  • する
  • のに
  • どれだけ
  • としつき年月
  • かかりました
  • How long did it take you to collect so many coins?
Godan verb with ru ending
2. to hangUsually written using kana alone
  • かべ
  • ちず地図
  • かかっています
  • There is a map on the wall.
3. to come into view; to arriveUsually written using kana alone, See also お目にかかる
4. to come under (a contract, a tax)Usually written using kana alone
  • しょとくぜい所得税
  • こうじょがく控除額
  • うわまわ上回る
  • いかなる
  • しょとく所得
  • にも
  • かかる
  • An income tax is levied on any income that exceeds deductions.
5. to start (engines, motors)Usually written using kana alone
  • どうしたら
  • エンジン
  • かかります
  • How can I start the engine?
6. to attend; to deal with; to handleUsually written using kana alone
  • いた痛む
  • なら
  • はいしゃ歯医者
  • さん
  • かかる
  • べき
  • です
  • If your tooth hurts, you should see a dentist.
Godan verb with ru ending, Auxiliary verb
7. to have started to; to be on the verge ofUsually written using kana alone
  • それ
  • ほとんど
  • 終わり
  • かかっています
  • It's almost over.
Godan verb with ru ending
8. to overlap (e.g. information in a manual); to coverUsually written using kana alone
Godan verb with ru ending, Auxiliary verb
9. to (come) atUsually written using kana alone
  • かれ
  • よる
  • うま
  • かれ
  • 蹴り
  • かかった
  • The horse kicked at him when he approached it.
Godan verb with ru ending
10. to be fastenedUsually written using kana alone, See also 鍵がかかる
  • じぶん自分
  • シートベルト
  • あんぜん安全に
  • かかっているか
  • たしお確かめ
  • ねが願います
  • Please make sure that your seat belt is securely fastened.
11. to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
  • この
  • きかい機械
  • ほこり
  • かからない
  • ようにして
  • おか
  • なければなりません
  • You must keep this machine free from dust.
12. to be caught inUsually written using kana alone, See also 罠にかかる
    ジョージ
  • さぎ詐欺
  • かかって
  • その
  • とち土地
  • 買わされた
  • George was tricked into buying the land.
13. to get a callUsually written using kana alone, See also 電話が掛かる
  • まちが間違えて
  • かかっています
  • You have the wrong number.
14. to depend onUsually written using kana alone
  • しゅう
  • せんしゅけん選手権
  • かかっている
  • ので
  • チーム
  • みんな
  • いっしょうけんめい一生懸命
  • しあい試合
  • した
  • The team played hard because the championship of the state was at stake.
Other forms
懸かる 【かかる】掛る 【かかる】懸る 【かかる】

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