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Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
to be idle, to slacken

Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
See also: 怠る
to neglect (e.g. one's work)

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 怠ける, 怠けます
[does], will [do]
怠けない, 怠けません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 怠けた, 怠けました
怠けなかった, 怠けませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 怠けて, 怠けまして 怠けないで, 怠けませんで 怠けなくて
ON: タイ KUN: おこた.る, なま.ける
neglect, laziness

Stroke: 9 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-2-7 FC: 2333.3

ON: ラン, ライ KUN: ものうい, おこたる
languid, be lazy, be negligent

Stroke: 19 SKIP: 1-3-16 FC: 9708.8

Parts: (かれ) 勉強 (べんきょう) 怠ける (なまける)
He is lazy in his study.

Parts: 概して (がいして) 人間 (にんげん) 怠ける (なまける) 傾向 (けいこう) 有る (ある)
As a rule, man is inclined to be lazy.

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