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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
Usually written using kana alone
Humble (kenjougo) language
to be (animate), to exist

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Auxiliary verb
after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state
to be ..ing

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Auxiliary verb
See also: やがる
after -masu base of verb; indicates contempt or disdain for another's actions
to (have the audacity to) do

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future おる, おります
[does], will [do]
おらない, おりません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past おった, おりました
おらなかった, おりませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative おって, おりまして おらないで, おりませんで おらなくて
ON: キョ, コ KUN: い.る, -い, お.る
reside, to be, exist, live with

Stroke: 8 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-3-5 FC: 7726.6

Parts: お陰で (おかげで) 元気 (げんき) 居る (おる)
They're all fine, thank you.

Parts: すっかり 食べる (たべる) 終わる (おわる) 居る (いる)
I haven't quite finished eating.

Parts: 民主主義 (みんしゅしゅぎ) に対する (にたいする) 信頼 (しんらい) 無くす (なくした) (もの) 居る (いる)
Some have lost faith in democracy.

Parts: 映画 (えいが) 行く (いく) (いえ) 居る (いる) 何方 (どちら) いい
Which would you rather do, go to the cinema or stay at home?
Which would you rather do, go to a movie or stay at home?

Parts: (わたし) 後から (あとから) 来る (くる) (かた) (わたし) 勝る (まさる) (かた) である (わたし) より (さき) 居る (おる) から である 言う (いった) この方 (このかた) (こと)
This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me."