Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to spill; to fall out of; to overflowUsually written using kana alone
  • コーヒー
  • こぼれました
  • You've spilt your coffee.
2. to peek through; to become visible (although normally not)
3. to escape (of a smile, tear, etc.)
  • きゅう急に
  • なみだ
  • こぼれて
  • きた
  • I burst into tears.
Other forms
溢れる 【こぼれる】


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