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れる/reru/ · られる/rareru/ reru/れる/ · rareru/られる/れる · られる
  • auxiliary verb / ichidan verb → conjugation:
    1. indicates passive voice (inc. the "suffering passive")  —れる for 五段 verbs, られる for 一段. Follows the imperfective form of (v5) and (vs) verbs.   未然形  /  めいわくのうけみ【迷惑の受身】
    2. indicates the potential form  —No imperative form. Infrequently used in modern Japanese, e.g. 歩ける is favoured over 歩かれる.   らぬきことば【ら抜き言葉】
    3. indicates spontaneous occurrence  —No imperative form.
    4. used as an honorific for others' actions  —Honorific language 「尊敬語」.  No imperative form.



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