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握る
Readings

nigiru
English
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to clasp, to grasp, to grip, to clutch

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to hold (the answer), to have (e.g. the solution), to be the key, to be the reason

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to seize (power), to hold (the reins), to dominate, to control

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to make (nigirizushi, rice ball, etc.), to form (with one's hands), to press into shape, to mold, to mould

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 握る, 握ります
[does], will [do]
握らない, 握りません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 握った, 握りました
[did]
握らなかった, 握りませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 握って, 握りまして 握らないで, 握りませんで 握らなくて
Kanjis
ON: アク KUN: にぎ.る
grip, hold, mould sushi, bribe

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-9 FC: 5701.1


Phrases
彼らが眠っている間私がハンドルを握った。
Parts: 彼ら (かれら) 眠る (ねむる) (あいだ) (わたし) ハンドル 握る (にぎる)
I took the wheel while he slept.