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shiru
godan verb, transitive verb

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shiru

English Meaning(s) for 知る

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to be aware of; to know; to be conscious of; to cognize; to cognise
  2. to notice; to feel
  3. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp
  4. to remember; to be acquainted with (a procedure)
  5. to experience; to go through; to learn
  6. to be acquainted with (a person); to get to know
  7. to concern

Definition and Synonyms for 知る

Pass On transmit information
Synonyms: 伝う, 伝える, 伝達, 申し伝える, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる, 連絡
Well-Known widely or fully known
Synonyms: こもる, 名高い, 有名, 知る, 知られる, 知名, 著名, 隠る, 隠れる, 高名
Announce make known
Synonyms: アナウンス, 公布, 公表, 告げる, 告知, 声明, 声明, 宣する, 宣言, 布告, 発表, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる
Advise inform (somebody) of something
Synonyms: 告げる, 告知, 告示, 告達, 報じる, 報ずる, 教える, 案内, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる, 通告
Cognize be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information
Synonyms: わかる, 存じ, 存じる, 存ずる, 存知, 知る
Know be aware of the truth of something
Synonyms: わかる, 了知, 存じる, 存ずる, 存じ上げる, 心得る, 承知, 気づく, 知る, 知らす
Hear get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
Synonyms: わかる, 了する, 察知, 思い至る, 悟る, 気づく, 理解, 発見, 看取, 知る, 見とる, 見つける, 見出す, 見て取る
Recognize perceive to be the same
Synonyms: わかる, 承知, 知る, 聞き分ける, 見分ける, 見て取る, 見知る, 認知, 認識
Find come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
Synonyms: わかる, 嗅ぎ出す, 嗅ぎ取る, 察する, 思う, 感じる, 感ずる, 感づく, 感取, 感じ取る, 感触, 看取, 知る, 見出す, 見受ける, 覚える
Strange not known before
Synonyms: 知る, 知らない
Experience go or live through
Synonyms: なめる, 体験, 味わう, くぐり抜ける, 生きる, 知る, 経る, 経験
Familiar within normal everyday experience
Synonyms: 知る, 知られる, 身近
Inform impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Synonyms: 伝う, 伝える, 告げる, 教える, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる, 通知
Get Out be released or become known
Synonyms: 知る, 知られる
Tell let something be known
Synonyms: 伝う, 伝える, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる, 言う, 話す
Familiar well known or easily recognized
Synonyms: 人懐かしい, 別懇, 心安い, 懇意, 気安い, 知る, 知られる, 親しい, 親密, 親しみ深い, 身近, 身近い, 近い, 近しい
Pass On transmit (knowledge or skills)
Synonyms: 伝う, 伝える, 告げる, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる
Know be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
Synonyms: わかる, 存じる, 心得る, 知る, 知らす
Get Out of news
Synonyms: 知る, 知られる
Announce make an announcement
Synonyms: アナウンス, 公布, 公表, 告げる, 告知, 声明, 声明, 宣する, 宣言, 布告, 発表, 知る, 知らす, 知らせる
Cognize possess knowledge or information about
Synonyms: わかる, 存じ, 存じる, 存ずる, 存知, 知る
Know have a belief or faith in something
Synonyms: わかる, 了知, 存じる, 存ずる, 存じ上げる, 心得る, 承知, 気づく, 知る, 知らす
Familiar common and ordinary
Synonyms: 知る, 知られる, 身近
Familiar not strange
Synonyms: 知る, 知られる, 身近
Know regard as true beyond any doubt
Synonyms: わかる, 了知, 存じる, 存ずる, 存じ上げる, 心得る, 承知, 気づく, 知る, 知らす

Meanings for each kanji in 知る

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Categories 知る is a member of

Communicate transfer to another
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Inform impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
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Communicate transmit thoughts or feelings
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Tell let something be known
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Remember recall knowledge from memory
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Reason Out decide by reasoning
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Undergo pass through
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 知る

Conjugations for 知る

masu stem
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shiri
Negative stem
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shira
te-form
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shitte
Negative te-form
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shiranakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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shiranaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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shiru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiranai
Past Indicative Form
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shitta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shiranakatta
Presumptive Form
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shirou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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shirimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirimasen
Past Indicative Form
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shirimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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shirimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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shiritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiritakunai
Past Indicative Form
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shiritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shiritakunakatta
te-form
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shiritakute
Negative te-form
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shiritakunakute
Adverbial Form
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shiritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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shire
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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shirinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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shireba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiranakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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shiranakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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shittara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiranakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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shittari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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shireru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirenai
Past Indicative Form
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shireta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirenakatta
te-form
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shirete
Negative te-form
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shirenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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shiremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiremasen
Past Indicative Form
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shiremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shiremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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shirareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirarenai
Past Indicative Form
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shirareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirarenakatta
te-form
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shirarete
Negative te-form
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shirarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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shiraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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shiraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shiraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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shiraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirasenai
Past Indicative Form
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shiraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirasenakatta
te-form
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shirasete
Negative te-form
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shirasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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shirasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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shirasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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shirasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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shirasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirasarenakatta
te-form
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shirasarete
Negative te-form
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shirasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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shirasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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shirasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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shirasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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shiran
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shirazu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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shiranu

Sample Sentences for 知る

Not that I know of.
He is the only man I know who can dive but not swim.
As far as I know, the book has never been translated into Japanese.
Spies make it their business to know things that you don't want them to know.
How did you get to know her?

Comments for 知る

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私は人を知らない。

#3 Posted by ElusoryTwo1 over 5 years ago
Sorry, I wanted to comment in this kanji 識る thread ._."
#2 Posted by vandhiani over 7 years ago
Actually the kanji 知 is more commonly used. Ex. 知りません
#1 Posted by vandhiani over 7 years ago


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