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下がる, 下る, さがる
Conjugated: 下がって
Godan verb, Intransitive, Antonym: 上がる・1
1. to come down, to go down, to fall, to drop, to sink, to get lower
2. to hang, to dangle
3. to move back, to step back, to withdraw, to retire
4. to deteriorate, to fall off, to be downgraded
5. to get closer to the present day
ランプは天井から下がっていた。
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三歩下がって, さんぽさがって
Expression, Adverb, Idiomatic expression
with humility (esp. of women in relation to their partner), humbly, three steps behind
三尺下がって師の影を踏まず, 三尺さがって師の影を踏まず, さんじゃくさがってしのかげをふまず
Expression, See 三尺去って師の影を踏まず, Proverb
a student must never forget to honor their teacher (honour)
三歩下がって師の影を踏まず, 三歩さがって師の影を踏まず, さんぽさがってしのかげをふまず
Expression, Proverb
a student must never forget to honor their teacher (honour)