見る

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  • みる miru

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  • Ichidan verbtransitive verb
    to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe
    • to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge
      • see also: 
    • usually written using kana alone
      to look after, to keep an eye on, to take care of
      • see also: 
    • to view (e.g. flowers, movie)
        • usu. 観る
      • usually written using kana aloneauxiliary verbIchidan verb
        to try, to try out, to test
          • usu. after a conative verb as 〜てみる
        • usually written using kana alone
          to see that..., to find that...
            • usu. after an aconative verb as 〜てみると, 〜てみれば, 〜てみたら, etc.

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          • 7 strokes

            see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible

          Verb conjugation

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          Plain
          Present見る - みる (miru) 
          Negative見ない - みない (minai) 
          Past見た - みた (mita) 
          Past negative見なかった - みなかった (minakatta) 
          Te form見て - みて (mite) 
          Tai form見たい - みたい (mitai) 
          Volitional見よう - みよう (miyou) 
          Imperative見ろ - みろ (miro) 
          Passive見られる - みられる (mirareru) 
          Conditional見たら - みたら (mitara) 
          Provisional conditional見れば - みれば (mireba) 
          Causative見させる - みさせる (misaseru) 
          Potential見られる - みられる (mirareru) 
          Keigo (Polite)
          Present見ます - みます (mimasu) 
          Negative見ません - みません (mimasen) 
          Past見ました - みました (mimashita) 
          Past negative見ませんでした - みませんでした (mimasendeshita) 
          Te form見まして - みまして (mimashite) 
          Tai form見たいです - みたいです (mitaidesu) 
          Volitional見ましょう - みましょう (mimashou) 
          Imperative見ませ - みませ (mimase) 
          Passive見られます - みられます (miraremasu) 

          Example sentences

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          • Japanese sentence

            私も親の面倒とか見られないですね。 

            Sentence analysis
            English translation

            I can't look after my parents and such either.

          • Japanese sentence

            頭がくらくらしているので、深く考えずにいい加減なことを書いてみる。 

            Sentence analysis
            English translation

            My head is swimming, so I'll try writing any-old stuff without any deep thought.

          • Japanese sentence

            映画を観に行かない? 

            Sentence analysis
            English translation

            Would you like to take in a movie?

          • Japanese sentence

            もう一度着てみていいですか。 

            Sentence analysis
            English translation

            May I put it on again?

          • Japanese sentence

            10ページの5行目をみなさい。 

            Sentence analysis
            English translation

            Let's begin with the fifth line on page 10.