走る

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  • はしる hashiru

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  • Godan verbintransitive verb
    to run
    • to travel (movement of vehicles), to drive
      • to hurry to
        • to retreat (from battle), to take flight
          • to run away from home
              • esp. 奔る
            • to elope
              • to tend heavily toward
                  • esp. 趨る
                • to flash, to streak, to shoot through (e.g. pain)

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                  • 7 strokes

                    run

                  Verb conjugation

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                  Plain
                  Present走る - はしる (hashiru) 
                  Negative走らない - はしらない (hashiranai) 
                  Past走った - はしった (hashitta) 
                  Past negative走らなかった - はしらなかった (hashiranakatta) 
                  Te form走って - はしって (hashitte) 
                  Tai form走りたい - はしりたい (hashiritai) 
                  Volitional走ろう - はしろう (hashirou) 
                  Imperative走れ - はしれ (hashire) 
                  Passive走られる - はしられる (hashirareru) 
                  Conditional走ったら - はしったら (hashittara) 
                  Provisional conditional走れば - はしれば (hashireba) 
                  Causative走らせる - はしらせる (hashiraseru) 
                  Potential走れる - はしれる (hashireru) 
                  Keigo (Polite)
                  Present走ります - はしります (hashirimasu) 
                  Negative走りません - はしりません (hashirimasen) 
                  Past走りました - はしりました (hashirimashita) 
                  Past negative走りませんでした - はしりませんでした (hashirimasendeshita) 
                  Te form走りまして - はしりまして (hashirimashite) 
                  Tai form走りたいです - はしりたいです (hashiritaidesu) 
                  Volitional走りましょう - はしりましょう (hashirimashou) 
                  Imperative走りませ - はしりませ (hashirimase) 
                  Passive走られます - はしられます (hashiraremasu) 

                  Example sentences

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                  • Japanese sentence

                    編集者はささいな事実を読者に提供するのに極端に走ることがよくある。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    English translation

                    Editors often go to extremes in providing their readers with unimportant facts.

                  • Japanese sentence

                    この列車は東京と大阪の間を走ります。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    English translation

                    This train runs between Tokyo and Osaka.

                  • Japanese sentence

                    あの走ってる少年をごらんなさい。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    English translation

                    Look at that boy running.