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勝る, 優る

JLPT 1
Kana Reading
まさる
Romaji
masaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to excel; to surpass; to exceed; to have an edge; to be superior; to outrival
    Example sentence
    彼女勝る劣らぬくらい英語話す She is good at speaking English, no less so than her brother.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to outweigh; to preponderate
    Example sentence
    彼女英語話すのが得意勝る劣らぬくらい She is good at speaking English, no less so than her brother.

Examples of 勝る, 優る, まさる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
勝る
Plain Polite
勝ります
Negative
勝らない
Negative Polite
勝りません

Past

Plain
勝った
Plain Polite
勝りました
Negative
勝らなかった
Negative Polite
勝りませんでした

Te

Plain
勝って
Plain Polite
勝りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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