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JLPT N2
Edit  Amatuka
ありうる
Meaning
to be possible, to be likely
Do you think this is feasible?
Edit  Amatuka
Formation
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Phrases
じぶんのけいたいのデータがたにんにりゅうしゅつしてることもありうるってことですからねぇ
'Cuz they say it's possible for your mobile's data to slip out to other people, right?
Edit  #497 Amatuka
そんなことがありえるということじたいがおかしいですね
The fact that such thing is at all possible makes me wonder if everything is in order.
Edit  #3077 bamboo4
いかなるぜんいのかんがえもそれじたいはあくでありうる。
Any virtuous idea can be vicious in itself.
Edit  #3588 dbx, Miki
それはおおいにありうることだ。
That is quite possible.
Edit  #3589 dbx
けいかくをたてるさいに、あまりにもしんちょうすぎると、けいかくそのものが、ひっくりかえることも、ときにはありうるだろう。
Sometimes being overcautious in planning could upset the apple cart.
Edit  #3590 dbx
にんげんが、どうぶつからびょうきをもらうことは、まれではあるがありうる。
It's possible, though rare, for humans to catch diseases from animals.
Edit  #3591 dbx
じんせいはあきらめがかんじん。もうけたざいさんもきえさることがありうるのだから。
We should try to be philosophical about life; wealth gained could also go to pot.
Edit  #3592 dbx
じんせいはあきらめがかんじん。もうけたざいさんもきえさることがありうるのだから。
We should try to be philosophical about life; wealth gained could could also go to pot.
Edit  #3593 dbx, Miki
せんせいでもまちがいをすることはありうる。
Even a teacher can make mistakes.
Edit  #3594 dbx
かれがくることはありうるとおもう。
I think it possible that he may come.
Edit  #3595 dbx
それはありうることだ。
It's a possible story.
Edit  #5504 Luke
うんぱんトラックはおきゃくさんのところからもどってくるのがおそいので、つぎのにおくれることもありうるだろう。
Since transporting trucks are slow to come back from customers, it may be late for the next delivery.
Edit  #8726 baenur
Discussion and comments
Can somebody brief me What is the difference between ありうる&ありえる?
Rahulk
ありえる is an incorrect reading of あり得る, which should be pronounced as "ariuru." As such it is not a proper Japanese word.
bamboo4
Forgot to mention that 有り得ない is properly "arienai." Here the comstruction is あり+得ない, thus there is no inconsistency with ありうる.
bamboo4
so [arieru] is a mis-reading, basically?
dc
OK: ariuru, arienai
NG: arieru, ariunai

but i often hear people say:
"sore he arieru ne" = yeh, thats possible...
dc
It is a derogation of ありうる and people use that, true, but old Japanese like me dislike (abhor) such derogations of Japanese. But for this data base, you probably want to keep ありえる.
bamboo4
Thank you very much for the reply.
Rahulk
Thanks for your clarification bamboo4. You should add that as a note in [arieru].
zlash
is the meaning of arieru is to make possible ?
roshuna
What is the difference between ex #3592 and ex #3593
if there is any??
frodfy