Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to get; to earn; to acquire; to procure; to gain; to secure; to attain; to obtain; to win獲る esp. refers to catching wild game, etc.
  • チーム
  • しょう
  • 得よう
  • あらそ争った
  • Ten teams competed for the prize.
2. to understand; to comprehend
  • これらの
  • ガス
  • ちきゅうきぼ地球規模
  • おんだん温暖
  • もたらし
  • 得る
  • These gases can lead to global warming.
3. to receive something undesirable (e.g. a punishment); to get (ill)
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
4. to be able to ..., can ...Only applies to 得る, See also 得ない, See also 得る うる, after the -masu stem of a verb
Other forms
獲る 【える】


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