Definition of 丸める

まるめるmarumeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to make round; to roll up; to curl up
  • to seduce; to cajole; to explain away 丸め込む
  • to round off (a fraction)
  • to lump together - archaism

Example Sentences

karehaそのsonokamiwo握りつぶしてnigiritsubushite丸めたmarumeta
He crushed the sheet of paper up into a ball.
nekoha背中senakawo丸めるmarumeru
Cats arch their backs.
よりyori寒いsamuihiにはnihakaradawo丸めたりmarumetariyukinonakanianawo掘ったりhottariするsuru
On colder days, they curl up or dig a hole in the snow.
kamiwoくしゃくしゃkushakushani丸めmarumeたりtariびりびりbiribirini破っyabuたりtariするsuru遊びasobiha子供kodomono創造souzouryokuwo高めtakameますmasu
Playing, such as crumpling paper into a ball or tearing into pieces, helps develop children's creativity.

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