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Readings

meguru
English
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to go around, to make a circle around

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to surround, to circle, to enclose

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to come around (of a season, anniversary, turn, etc.), to return, to repeat, to circulate (of blood, money, etc.)

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to travel around, to make a tour of

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
See also: をめぐって
Usually written using kana alone
to concern (a matter)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future めぐる, めぐります
[does], will [do]
めぐらない, めぐりません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past めぐった, めぐりました
[did]
めぐらなかった, めぐりませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative めぐって, めぐりまして めぐらないで, めぐりませんで めぐらなくて
Kanjis
ON: ジュン KUN: めぐ.る, めぐ.り
patrol, go around, circumference

Stroke: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 3-3-3 FC: 3230.0


ON: カイ, エ KUN: まわ.る, -まわ.る, -まわ.り, まわ.す, -まわ.す, まわ.し-, -まわ.し, もとお.る, か.える
-times, round, game, revolve, counter for occurrences

Stroke: 6 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-3-3 FC: 6060.0


ON: カイ, エ KUN: まわ.る, まわ.す, もとお.る, めぐ.る, めぐ.らす
round, game, revolve, go around, circumference

Stroke: 9 SKIP: 3-3-6 FC: 1640.0


ON: ジョウ, ニョウ KUN: めぐ.る, まわ.る, もとう.る, まとう
surround, return

Stroke: 18 SKIP: 1-6-12 FC: 2491.1


Phrases
春がまためぐってきた。
Parts: (はる) (また) 巡る (めぐって) 来る (くる)
Spring has come around.

我々は太陽を巡るすべての惑星を探検するだろう。
Parts: 我々 (われわれ) 太陽 (たいよう) 巡る (めぐる) 全て (すべての) 惑星 (わくせい) 探検 (たんけん) だろう (だろ)
We will explore every planet that goes around the sun.

国会の動きはこの問題をめぐる与野党間の政治的綱引きとなった。
Parts: 国会 (こっかい) 動き (うごき) 此の (この) 問題 (もんだい) 巡る (めぐる) 与野党 (よやとう) (あいだ) 政治的 (せいじてき) 綱引き (つなひき) となる
Parliamentary activity has become a political tug of war between the ruling and opposition parties over the issue.