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aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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aru
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English Meaning(s) for ある

godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

Definition and Synonyms for ある

Stand occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
Synonyms: ある, ある, いる, おる, いらっしゃる, 位置, 御座る, 御座在る, 立つ
Exist have an existence, be extant
Synonyms: ある, ある, いる, おる, ございる, いらっしゃる, おいでになる, 存する, 存在, 御座る, 御座います, 御座在る
Occur to be found to exist
Synonyms: ある, みる
Be have life, be alive
Synonyms: ある, ある, いる, おる, いらっしゃる, おいでになる, 在世, 存する, 生きる, 生存, 生息
Be occupy a certain position or area
Synonyms: ある, ある, いる, おる, ございる, いらっしゃる, おいでになる, 存する, 御座る, 御座います, 御座在る
Lie be located or situated somewhere
Synonyms: ある, いらっしゃる, 位置, 御座る, 御座在る
Come About come to pass
Synonyms: ある, 生じる, 生ずる, 生起, 発する, 発生, 行われる, 起きる, 起こる
Be be somewhere
Synonyms: ある, ある, いる, おる, ございる, いらっしゃる, おいでになる, 存する, 御座る, 御座います, 御座在る
Lie occupy a certain position
Synonyms: ある, いらっしゃる, 位置, 御座る, 御座在る

Categories ある is a member of

Come Along come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
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Be have the quality of being
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Be occupy a certain position or area
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Stroke Order Diagrams for ある

Conjugations for ある

masu stem Form
ari
te-form
atte
Negative te-form Form
nakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
aru
Present Indicative Negative Form
nai
Past Indicative Form
atta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakatta
Presumptive Form
arou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
arimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
arimasen
Past Indicative Form
arimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
arimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
arimashou
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
areba
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
attara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
attari

Sample Sentences for ある

Nothing is ever done here without dispute.
The puncture wound was very deep and had to be examined for infection.
You must allow for his being ill.
We are in a difficult situation.
What a waste of your lawyer qualifications!

Comments for ある

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Peteroehr and turtleking, did you press the conjugation button? Also, from what I hear, the 漢字 in 有る is not commonly used that much anymore.

#5 Posted by adam wolf over 3 years ago

There is an error in Provisional Form:

Present Indicative Negative
なければ nakatta

 

It should say "nakereba"

#4 Posted by Nightmare09 over 3 years ago

I dont understand the question

#3 Posted by lovegarden over 4 years ago

where is: "conjugation for aru"?

#2 Posted by peteroehr over 5 years ago

Where is arimasu?

#1 Posted by turtleking over 5 years ago


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