List of Japanese verbs

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Japanese verbEnglish verb
aburagiru to be greasy
ageru to give
akeru 開ける to open
aku 開く to open, become vacant
aogu to gaze, stare
arau 洗う to wash
aru 有る to have, exist
aruku 歩く to walk
aseru to hurry
asobu 遊ぶ to play
atatamaru 暖まる to get warm, warm up
atsumaru to gather, assemble
atsumeru 集める to gather, collect
au 会う to meet
awateru to panic
azakeru to ridicule
bibiru to be suprised
butsukaru ぶつかる to hit, collide with, clash
butsukeru ぶつける to hit against, throw at
chigau 違う to be different, wrong
chigiru to pledge
chiru 散る to fall, scatter
daberu to chatter
daku 抱く to embrace, hug
damaru 黙る to stop talking
damasu 騙す to trick
dasu 出す to extract, take out
dekakeru 出かける to go out, leave home
dekiru 出来る to be able
deru 出る to go out
dojiru to mess up
erabu 撰ぶ to choose, select
eru 得る to get
fueru to increase
fukeru to be absorbed in
fuku to blow, wipe
fumu 踏む to step on
fureru 触れる to touch
furu 降る to fall from the sky
fuseru to lie down
fuseru to lay face down
futoru 脂る to get fat, put on weight
ganbaru 頑張る to stand firm, try your best
guchiru to grumble
haberu to attend on
hagemasu to encourage
hagemu to strive, make every effort
hairu 入る to enter
hajimaru 始まる to begin
hajimeru to begin
hakaru to measure, plan, plot
hakobu to carry
haku to put on, wear (on feet or legs - trousers/shoes etc)
hanareru to separate from, leave
hanasu to speak
harau 払う to pay
hareru to clear up, tidy up
haru to stick, paste
hasamu to catch, hold (between two things)
hashiru to run
hataraku to work
hayaru to become popular
hazureru to come off, go wide
hazusu to remove, unfasten
herasu to reduce, decrease
herikudaru to humble oneself
heru 減る to decrease, reduce
heru to pass through, go by
hikaru to shine, glitter
hikiukeru to take charge of
hiku 引く to pull
hineru to bend, twist
hiraku to open, hold (an event, party etc)
hiromaru to spread, become popular
hiromeru to spread, make popular
hirou to pick up, find
hiru to fart, expel (from body)
hirugaeru to turn over, wave
hiyakasu to tease, make fun of
hiyasu to cool, refridgerate
hodokeru to come untied, loose
hodoku to untie
hojiru to pick, dig out
homeru to praise
honomekasu to hint
horeru to fall in love
horobiru to perish
horobosu to destroy, ruin
horu to dig
hoshigaru 欲しがる to want, desire
hosu to dry, air
hoteru to flush, feel hot
hotobashiru to gush, spurt
ibaru to boast
ibiru to torment, roast
iiarawasu to describe
iidasu to suggest, start talking
iifurasu to spread a rumour/story
iikaesu to talk back, retort
iitsukeru to command
ijimeru to torment, bully
ijiru to fiddle with
ikiru to be alive
ikiru to become sultry
iku 行く to go
imashimeru to tell off, caution
inoaru to adopt a threating attitude
inoru to pray, wish for
ireru to put in, let in
iru 居る to be
iru 要る to need
isogu 急ぐ to hurry
itamu to become hurt, damaged
itsuwaru to deceive, lie
iu 言う to say
iwau to celebrate, congratulate
iyagaru to dislike, hate
jukusu to mature, ripen
kabau to protect, look after
kaburu to wear (on your head), put on
kaeru to change
kaeru 帰る to return
kaeru 帰る to be hatched
kaeru to alter
kaesu to give back, return (something to someone)
kagayaku to shine, sparkle
kageru to become dark
kagiru to limit
kagiru to limit
kajiru to gnaw, nibble
kakaeru to hold (in your arms), have
kakageru to raise (a flag), hold up
kakaru to take, begin, be hanging
kakawaru to take part in, affect
kakeru to run, canter, gallop
kakeru to hang, sit, telephone, risk
kakomu to surround, enclose
kaku 書く to write
kakureru to hide (oneself)
kakusu to hide (something)
kamaeru to stand prepared
kamau to care about, mind
kamu to bite
kanashimu to be sad, grieve
kanau to suit, conform to
kangaeru to think
kanjiru to feel, sense
karakau to make fun of, play jokes on
kareru to wither
kariru to borrow, rent
kasanaru to be piled up, overlap
kasaneru to pile up, repeat
kasegu to make money, earn a living
kashiru to curse
kasu to lend
kasumu to become blurred, hazy
katamaru to become hard, bunch up
katameru to strengthen, harden
katamuku to lean towards, tilt
katazukeru to finish, tidy up
katsu 勝つ to win
katsugu to carry on one's shoulders
kau 買う to buy
kawaigaru to love, be affectionate, tender
kawakasu to dry
kawaku to become dry
kawaru to change
kayou to commute
kazaru to decorate, display
kazoeru to count
keru to kick
kesu to erase
kieru to vanish, go out, be extinguished
kikaeru to get changed
kikoeru to be audible, able to hear
kiku 聞く to listen
kimaru to be decided, agreed upon
kimeru to decide, choose
kinjiru to ban, prohibit
kireru to break, cut off, expire
kiru 切る to cut
kiru 着る to wear
kishiru to become misty
kizukau to worry about, consider
kizuku to sense, realize, notice
kizutsukeru to wound, damage, harm
koboreru to spill, overflow
kobosu to spill
koeru to get fat, grow fertile / cross over, exceed
kogeru to be burned, charred
kojiru to gouge, wrench
kokorozasu to aspire to
komaru to be troubled
komu to become crowded
konomu to like
korasu to concentrate
korobu to fall down
korosu to kill
koshikakeru to sit in (western style)
koshiraeru to make manufacture
kosu to cross, pass, move ahed
kotaeru 答える to answer
kotonaru to be different from
kotowaru to refuse, decline
kowagaru to fear
kowareru to break
kowasu to smash
kubiru to grip, strangle
kudaku to crush, smash
kudoku to persuade, make advances (to a woman)
kuichigau to clash, disagree
kujiru to gouge, scoop
kumoru to get cloudy
kumu to unite, put together
kuneru to be crooked
kuraberu to compare
kuramu to be blinded, get dizzy
kurasu to live
kurikaesu to repeat
kuru 来る to come
kurushimeru to inflict pain, torment
kurushimu to suffer
kuruu to go mad, be out of order
kusaru to decay, go bad, be depressed
kutsugaeru to be overturned
kuwadateru to plan, scheme
kuwaeru to add to, include
kuzureru to collapse, cave in
kuzusu to destroy, break down
machigaeru 間違える to make a mistake
machigau to be mistaken, make a mistake
magaru 曲げる to turn, bend
mageru to bend, twist
mairu to come/go (humble)
majiru to be mixed, get mingled with, join
makasu to defeat
makeru to be defeated, lose a game
mamoru to protect
manabu to learn, study
maneku to invite, beckon to
matsu to wait
matsuru to worship
mayou to be puzzled
mazeru to mix
medatsu to attract attention, stand out
meiru to feel depressed
mieru to be visible, able to see
migaku to polish
miharu to stand guard, keep lookout
mikubiru to belittle, despise
minagiru to overflow
minasu to look upon, consider
minogasu to overlook, let pass
minoru to ripen, bear fruit
miru 見る to look
miseru 見せる to show
mitomeru to admit, recognize
mitsukaru to be found
mitsukeru to find
modoru to return, go back
modosu to return, put back, vomit
mogiru to wrench
mojiru to parody, twist
mokaru to be profitable, make money
mokeru to profit, make money
morasu to leak, disclose
morau to receive
moreru to leak, escape
moteru to be popular
motomeru to request, seek, buy, ask
motozuku to be based on
motsu to hold
mukaeru to greet, meet, welcome
mukau to face, turn/head toward
mushiru to pluck, pick, tear
musubu to tie, knot, make a contract
nagameru to watch, view
nagareru to flow, be called off
nagasu to pour, let flow
nageru to throw
naguru to punch, hit
nagusameru to comfort, console
najimu to get used to, adapt to
najiru to rebuke
naku 泣く to cry
nakunaru to be missing, vanish
nakusu to lose, remove
namakeru to be lazy
nameru to lick
naoru to recover, be fixed
naoru to recover from illness, be fixed
naosu to repair, cure
naraberu to line up, list, arrange in order
narabu to form a line, equal
narau to learn
nareru to get used to, become familiar with
naru to become
nejiru to twist
nemuru to fall asleep
neru 寝る to sleep
neru 寝る to temper, refine, kneed
nigeru to run away, escape
nigiru to grasp
nijiru to edge forward
niramu to glare at, keep an eye on
niru to resemble, be similar to
nobasu to postpone, extend
noboru to climb
nokoru to left over, remain
nokosu to leave behind, save
nomeru to fall forward
nomu 飲む to drink
nonoshiru to abuse verbally
noru 乗る to board, ride on
noseru to put on top off, put on board
nugu to take off, remove (shoes, clothes)
nugu to remove
numeru to be slippery
nureru to become wet
nuru to paint
nuru to smear on
nusumu to steal
oboeru to remember, learn
ochiiru to fall, sink
ochiiru to fall, sink
ochiru to fall, fail, go down
odoroku to be suprised, amazed
odoru 踊る to dance
okiru to get up
okoru to get angry
oku to put, place
okureru to be late, lag behind
okuru to send, see off
omoiiru to ponder, contemplate
omoikiru to dare
omoneru to flatter
omou 思う to think
oreru to be broken, snap
oriru to get off, go down
osaeru to restrain, control
oshieru 教える to teach, show
oshimu to regret, be reluctant
osoreru to fear, be in awe of
osou to attack
osu to push, press
otoru to be worse than, inferior to
otosu to lose, drop
ou to chase, drive away
owaru 終わる to end
oyobu to reach, extend to
oyogu 泳ぐ to swim
sadameru to decide, establish
sagaru to fall, drop, hang
sagasu to search for
sageru to lower, hang
sakeru to avoid, dodge
saku to bloom
samatageru to hinder, obstruct
sasaeru to support
sasou to invite, tempt
sasu to point out, sting, stab
sawagu to make a noise, be rowdy
sawaru to touch or feel (with hands)
sebiru to pester for
seru to compete
seseru to pick, play with
shaberu to chatter
shibaru to tie up, bind
shigeru to grow thick
shikaru to scold, tell off
shikeru to become damp
shiku to spread out, lay
shimaru to be closed, be shut
shimau to put away
shimeru 閉める to shut
shimesu to indicate, point out
shinjiru to believe, trust
shinu to die
shiraberu to check, investigate
shiru 知る to know
shizumaru to grow quiet
shizumu to feel depressed, sink
soberu to lie sprawled
sodateru to bring up a child, train
sodatsu to grow up, be raised
soshiru to slander
suberu to slip
suberu to slip
sugiru to pass, exceed
sugureru to excel, be excellent, be superior
sujiru to wriggle
suku to become empty, uncrowded
sukuu to rescue, save
sumu to live
suru to do, make
susumu to go forward, advance
suteru to throw away
suu to inhale, sip, smoke
suwaru 座る to sit
taberu 食べる to eat
tagiru to boil, seethe
takeru to act violently
takuramu to plot, scheme
takuwaeru to save money, put aside, store
tamagiru to be frightened
tamaru to be saved, accumulated
tameru to save, store, accumulate
tamesu to test, try, taste
tanomu to request, order, ask favour
tanoshimu to enjoy, have fun
taoreru to fall down, collapse
taosu to overthrow, knock down
tariru to be enough, suffient
tasu to add
tasukeru to help
tatakau to fight against, struggle against
tatamu to fold
tateru to build
tatsu 立つ to stand up
tayoru to depend on
teru to shine
tetsudau to help
tobashiru to gush
tobu to jump, fly
tochiru to muff lines
tokeru to melt, dissolve, come untied
toku to solve, untie
tomaru to stop
tomeru to stop, fasten
toreru to come off
torikaeru to exchange
toru to take, steal
tsugu to be next
tsukamu to grasp, grab
tsukareru to get tired
tsukau to use, operate
tsukeru to turn on, light
tsuku 着く to arrive
tsukuru 作る to make, build, create
tsumeru to pinch
tsumoru to pile up, accumulate
tsunagu to connect, fasten
tsuneru to pinch
tsutomeru to work for
tsutsumu to wrap
tsuyomaru to become stronger
tsuyomeru to strengthen
tsuzukeru to continue, proceed
tsuzuku to continue, follow
ueru to plant
ugokasu to move, operate
ugoku to move
ukabu to float, come to mind
uketoru to receive, accept
umu to produce, give birth, lay eggs
uneru to undulate
uramu to bear a grudge
uru 売る to sell
ushinau to lose, part with
utagau to doubt, suspect
utau 歌う to sing
utsu to hit, shoot
utsusu to photograph, copy, reflect
uwamawaru to top, exceed
wakareru to part, separate from, be divided, divorced
wakaru to understand
wakeru to divide, separate
warau to laugh
waru to divide, break
wasureru to forget
wataru to cross
watasu to hand over
yabureru to break, lose, be beaten
yaburu to tear, break, defeat
yajiru to jeer at
yakeru to burn, be grilled, baked, toasted
yaku to burn, set fire
yameru to stop, give up, resign
yaru to do, give
yaseru to lose weight, get thin
yasumu to rest, sleep
yatou to hire, employ
yobu to call
yogiru to pass by, drop in
yojiru to twist, distort
yokogiru to traverse
yomigaeru to brought back to life, refreshed
yomu 読む to read
yorokobu to be glad, pleased
yoru to depend on, be based on
you to get drunk, sea sick
yurusu to forgive, allow, approve
   












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