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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to leave, to go away

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to pass, to elapse

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to be distant

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to send away, to drive off, to divorce

Auxiliary verb
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb
to (do) completely

Meaning restricted to 去る
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)
Antonym: 来る・きたる・1
last ... (e.g. "last April")

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 去る, 去ります
[does], will [do]
去らない, 去りません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 去った, 去りました
去らなかった, 去りませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 去って, 去りまして 去らないで, 去りませんで 去らなくて
ON: キョ, コ KUN: さ.る, -さ.る
gone, past, quit, leave, elapse, eliminate, divorce

Stroke: 5 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-2 FC: 4073.3

ON: KUN: さ.ける, よ.ける
evade, avoid, avert, ward off, shirk, shun

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 3-3-13 FC: 3030.0

Parts: 去る (さる) 六月 (ろくがつ) (わたし) (あね) 高校 (こうこう) 教師 (きょうし) 結婚 (けっこん)
My sister married a high school teacher last June.

Parts: (ねん) (かれ) 英吉利 (イギリス) 去る (さる) 其のまま (そのまま) 二度と (にどと) 戻る (もどる)
In 1900, he left England, and he never returned.
In 1900 he left England, never to return.

Parts: 古き良き時代 (ふるきよきじだい) 去る (さる) 二度と (にどと) 戻って来る (もどってこない)

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