Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

耐える, 堪える, 怺える

JLPT 2
Kana Reading
たえる, こらえる, こたえる
Romaji
taeru, koraeru, kotaeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to bear; to stand; to endure; to put up with
    Example sentence
    こらえた日々 Every day I forbear to fall the tears.
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to support; to withstand; to resist; to brave
    Example sentence
    理論そのような試練たえて生き残るのは難しい It is difficult for a theory to survive such a test.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be fit for; to be equal to
    Example sentence
    本当に献身的な女子のみこの仕事耐えられる Only dedicated girls can endure this task.

Examples of 耐える, 堪える, 怺える, たえる, こらえる, こたえる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
耐える
Plain Polite
耐えます
Negative
耐えない
Negative Polite
耐えません

Past

Plain
耐えた
Plain Polite
耐えました
Negative
耐えなかった
Negative Polite
耐えませんでした

Te

Plain
耐えて
Plain Polite
耐えまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
耐えられる
Plain Polite
耐えられます
Negative
耐えられない
Negative Polite
耐えられません

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