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なる

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
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Japanese

Verb

なる (intransitive, godan conjugation, kanji 成る, romaji naru)

  1. become
    先生なります
    わたしせんせいなります
    Watashi wa sensei ni narimasu.
    I will become a teacher.
    コーヒー冷たくなりました
    コーヒーつめたくなりました
    Kōhī ga tsumetaku narimashita.
    The coffee became cold.

Usage notes

  • Ususally written in hiragana. Kanji form is 成る.
  • なる corresponds to the English verb "become". When a noun or an adjectival noun (na-adjective) precedes なる it is followed by .
  • When an adjective (i-adjective) precedes なる it appears in it's -く form.

Alternative forms

Conjugation


Verb

なる (godan conjugation, romaji naru)

  1. 鳴る: to ring, roar, call
  2. 生る: to bear fruit

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