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起きる
Readings

okiru
English
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
to get up, to rise, to blaze up (fire)

Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
to wake up, to be awake, to stay awake

Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents), to happen, to take place

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 起きる, 起きます
[does], will [do]
起きない, 起きません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 起きた, 起きました
[did]
起きなかった, 起きませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 起きて, 起きまして 起きないで, 起きませんで 起きなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: お.きる, お.こる, お.こす, おこ.す, た.つ
rouse, wake up, get up

Stroke: 10 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-7-3 FC: 4780.0


Phrases
6時ごろ起きた。
Parts: (じ) (ころ) 起きる (おきる)
I got up at about six.
I got up about six.

お子さんはまだ起きているのですか。
Parts: お子さん (おこさん) 未だ (まだ) 起きる (おきる) のだ (んです)
Is the kid still up?

「事故が起きれば、すぐにわかるよ」と彼は言う。
Parts: 事故 (じこ) 起きる (おきる) 直ぐに (すぐに) 分かる (わかる) (かれ) 言う (いう)
"If there is an accident," he says, "they will know right away."

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