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dearu
copula, godan verb (irregular)

Root Words:

de + aru

English Meaning(s) for である

copula, godan verb (irregular)
  1. be; is

Definition and Synonyms for である

Be have the quality of being
Synonyms: である, でござる, ではある
Be be identical to
Synonyms: ござる, である, でござる, ございます, あらせられる, いらっしゃる, おいでなさる, おいでになる, 在す, 在す, 御座す, 御座在る
Be be someone or something
Synonyms: ござる, である, でござる, ございます, あらせられる, いらっしゃる, おいでなさる, おいでになる, 在す, 在す, 御座す, 御座在る

Stroke Order Diagrams for である

Conjugations for である

masu stem
deari
te-form
deatte
Negative te-form
denakute
Adverbial Negative Form
denaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
dearu
Present Indicative Negative Form
denai
Past Indicative Form
deatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
denakatta
Presumptive Form
dearou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
dearimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
dearimasen
Past Indicative Form
dearimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
dearimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
dearimashou
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
deareba
Present Indicative Negative Form
denakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
denakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
deattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
denakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
deattari

Sample Sentences for である

All at once I saw a human form in the distance, and, to my surprise, soon recognized that the traveler was a woman.
The best way to do this is to have all the presents collected in one place until everyone has arrived.
The best thing in the world for a man is to choose a good wife, the worst being to mistakenly choose an ill-suited one.
It is sad not to be loved, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
We are inclined to think that most dogs bite.

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