成る

為る

Reading

Kana: なる
Romaji: naru
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

v5r
vi
1

to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain

Note: word usually written using kana alone
2

to result in; to prove to be

3

to consist of; to be composed of

4

to succeed; to be complete

5

to change into; to be exchanged for

6

to play a role

See also: 成り済ます
7

to be promoted

(Shogi term)
v5r
8

to do ...

Note: as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.
Note: honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language

Kanji

Readings: セイ、 ジョウ、 な.る、 な.す、 -な.す
Meanings: turn into, become, get, grow, elapse, reach
Readings: イ、 ため、 な.る、 な.す、 す.る、 たり、 つく.る、 なり
Meanings: do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of

Example Sentences

()せば()る。
➥Where there's a will, there's a way.
Full Entry➤
(あたま)(いた)くなる。
➥It is getting on my nerves.
Full Entry➤
()くなりました。
➥That's better.
Full Entry➤
(はや)くよく()れ。
➥I hope you will get well soon.
Full Entry➤
(かぜ)(つよ)くなった。
➥The wind grew stronger.
Full Entry➤
(おお)きくなったね。
➥How you've grown!
Full Entry➤
Find More