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成る
為る
Readings

naru
English
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
Usually written using kana alone
to become, to get, to grow, to be, to reach, to attain

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to result in, to prove to be

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to consist of, to be composed of

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to succeed, to be complete

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
to change into, to be exchanged for

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
See also: 成り済ます
to play a role

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
Shogi term
to be promoted

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.
to do ...

Conjugated forms
Present, Future なる, なります
[does], will [do]
ならない, なりません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past なった, なりました
[did]
ならなかった, なりませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative なって, なりまして ならないで, なりませんで ならなくて
Kanjis
ON: セイ, ジョウ KUN: な.る, な.す, -な.す
turn into, become, get, grow, elapse, reach

Stroke: 6 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 4-6-4 FC: 5320.0


ON: KUN: ため, な.る, な.す, す.る, たり, つく.る, なり
do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of

Stroke: 9 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-9-4 FC: 3402.2


Phrases
1チームは9人の選手から成る。
Parts: チーム (ティーム) (にん) 選手 (せんしゅ) から 成る (なる)
Nine players make up a team.

1週間してそのニュースは本当になった。
Parts: 一週間 (いっしゅうかん) 其の (その) ニュース (ニューズ) 本当に (ほんとうに) 成る (なった)
The news turned out true in a week.

あなたがいなくなるととても寂しくなります。
Parts: 貴方 (あなた) いなくなる 迚も (とても) 寂しい (さびしい) 成る (なります)
When you go, I'll miss you very much.
After you leave, I'll be lonely.
I'll be lonely after you've gone.

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