Ichidan verb, Intransitive verb
1. to be (of animate objects); to existUsually written using kana alone, See also ある
  • みんしゅしゅぎ民主主義
  • にたいに対する
  • しんらい信頼
  • なくした
  • もの
  • いる
Some have lost faith in democracy.
Ichidan verb, Intransitive verb
2. to stayUsually written using kana alone
  • えいが映画
  • 行く
  • いえ
  • いる
  • どっち
  • いい
Which would you rather do, go to the cinema or stay at home?
Ichidan verb, Auxiliary verb
3. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ingUsually written using kana alone, after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state
  • すっかり
  • 食べ
  • 終わって
  • いない
I haven't quite finished eating.


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