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kajiru
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[かじ()·]
kajiru
[かじ()·]
kajiru
[かじ()·]
kajiru

English Meaning(s) for かじる

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to gnaw; to nibble; to bite; to munch; to crunch
  2. to dabble in; to have a smattering of

Definition and Synonyms for かじる

Gnaw bite or chew on with the teeth
Synonyms: かじる, 食い齧る
Play Around work with in an amateurish manner
Synonyms: かじる, 手を出す
Nibble eat intermittently
Synonyms: かじる
Grind reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
Synonyms: かじる, こなす, さする, 噛みしだく, 挽く, 擦る, すり潰す, かみ砕く, 磨り砕く, 粉砕
Nibble bite off very small pieces
Synonyms: かじる, しがむ, 噛む
Cranch press or grind with a crushing noise
Synonyms: かじる, グラインド, 噛みしだく, 圧砕, 打ち砕く, 挽く, 握りつぶす, すり潰す, 潰す, かみ砕く, 粉砕
Nibble take small bites of
Synonyms: かじる

Categories かじる is a member of

Eat take in solid food
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Masticate chew (food)
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Bite to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
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Press exert pressure or force to or upon
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Occupy keep busy with
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Break Up break or cause to break into pieces
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Stroke Order Diagrams for かじる

Conjugations for かじる

masu stem
kajiri
Negative stem
kajira
te-form
kajitte
Negative te-form
kajiranakute
Adverbial Negative Form
kajiranaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kajiru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiranai
Past Indicative Form
kajitta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajiranakatta
Presumptive Form
kajirou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kajirimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirimasen
Past Indicative Form
kajirimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
kajirimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
kajiritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiritakunai
Past Indicative Form
kajiritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajiritakunakatta
te-form
kajiritakute
Negative te-form
kajiritakunakute
Adverbial Form
kajiritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kajire
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kajirinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
kajireba
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiranakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
kajiranakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
kajittara
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiranakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
kajittari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kajireru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirenai
Past Indicative Form
kajireta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirenakatta
masu-stem
kajire
te-form
kajirete
Negative te-form
kajirenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kajiremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiremasen
Past Indicative Form
kajiremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajiremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kajirareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirarenai
Past Indicative Form
kajirareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirarenakatta
masu stem
kajirare
te-form
kajirarete
Negative te-form
kajirarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kajiraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiraremasen
Past Indicative Form
kajiraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajiraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kajiraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirasenai
Past Indicative Form
kajiraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirasenakatta
masu stem
kajirase
te-form
kajirasete
Negative te-form
kajirasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kajirasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirasemasen
Past Indicative Form
kajirasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kajirasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirasarenai
Past Indicative Form
kajirasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirasarenakatta
masu stem
kajirasare
te-form
kajirasarete
Negative te-form
kajirasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kajirasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
kajirasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kajirasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
kajiran
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajiranu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
kajirazaru

Sample Sentences for かじる

Tom is still dependent on his parents.
A rat chewed a hole in the wall.
He's still sponging off his father.
She bit into the apple.
The dog is crunching a bone.

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