寄る

Reading

Kana: よる
Romaji: yoru
Kana
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Definitions

v5r
vi
1

to approach; to draw near; to come near; to be close to

2

to gather (in one place); to come together; to meet

3

to stop by (while on one's way to another place); to drop by; to make a short visit

4

to grow old; to grow high (number, etc.)

See also: 年が寄る
5

to grow (wrinkly)

Note: in the form of しわが寄る
6

to lean against; to recline on

Note: also written as 倚る, 凭る
7

to push one's opponent while holding their belt

(Sumo term)
8

to decide on a price and come to a deal

9

to be swayed by (a person); to yield to

Note: archaism

Kanji

Readings: キ、 よ.る、 -よ.り、 よ.せる
Meanings: draw near, stop in, bring near, gather, collect, send, forward

Example Sentences

(いぬ)近寄(ちかよ)るな。
➥Keep away from the dog.
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(わたし)(はは)()()った。
➥I ran to my mother.
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(かえ)りに()って(くだ)さいよ。
➥Please drop in on your way home.
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()らば大樹(たいじゅ)(かげ)
➥When you take shelter, make sure you go under a big tree.
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(かれ)(いえ)()ってみよう。
➥Let's call at his house.
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(ふね)横浜(よこはま)(たよ)()った。
➥The ship touched at Yokohama.
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