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気になる
kininaru
JLPT N3
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きになる
Meaning
thinking about, concerned about, worried about
I was worried about my father's health.
心配する
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Formation
Phrases
なにかきになることがある?
Is there something you're worried about?
Edit  #6643 kylekun
なんでそのへんなスタイルにしたの?びー:なにか、きになるよ
A:Why did you go with that weird style? B:Well, the feeling just came to me!
Edit  #6676 taunt
B:何か、気になるよ
Edit  #6677 taunt
Discussion and comments
Often translated as "worried about," this verb is not always that dire and is often closer to "concerned about". For example, Inspector Sugishita of the TV program Aibou often says, "_____ koto ga ki ni natta," (I am concerned about the fact that _______.) as he tries to fit together the facts in his investigations.
american57
Oops, Ex#6676 and 6677 are supposed to be connected!
taunt
When you say "feeling just came to me", it's not really feel worried about something. Does this mean that kininaru can be used to mean"on a whim" or "spontaneously". Also, is this used with verbs or nouns or is it just nankakinaru?
japindian