Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 折る(おる) in Japanese

折る
JLPT 4
Kana Reading
おる
Romaji
oru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to break; to fracture; to break off; to snap off; to pick (e.g. flowers)
    Example sentence
    そうだ。まゆにことしたら背骨折る One more thing. If you try anything on Mayu I'll break your spine.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to fold; to bend
    Example sentence
    転んだ瞬間手首折ったこと分かった I knew I'd broken my wrist the moment I fell.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to make (origami)
    Example sentence
    落馬結果折った The fall from the horse resulted in a broken leg.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to interrupt; to end
    Example sentence
    折るな。 Don't break the branches.

Examples of 折る, おる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
折る
Plain Polite
折ります
Negative
折らない
Negative Polite
折りません

Past

Plain
折った
Plain Polite
折りました
Negative
折らなかった
Negative Polite
折りませんでした

Te

Plain
折って
Plain Polite
折りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
折られる
Plain Polite
折られます
Negative
折られない
Negative Polite
折られません


Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

7 strokes

fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit

On'Yomi: セツ

Kun'Yomi: お.る, おり, お.り, -お.り, お.れる

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