Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 10 strokes
Taught in grade 5

Search words that:
- start with 留
- end with 留
- contain 留
detain, fasten, halt, stop
KUN:
  • と.める
    to.meru
  • と.まる
    to.maru
  • とど.める
    todo.meru
  • とど.まる
    todo.maru
  • るうぶる
    ruuburu
ON:
  • リュウ
    ryuu
  • ru
Nanori:
  • とめ
    tome
Written with 10 strokes
Taught in grade 5
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 232 results)

noun
overseas student, exchange student

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to stop (moving), to come to a stop
2.
to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended
3.
to alight, to perch on
All readings:
止まる【とまる】
留まる【とまる】
停まる【とまる】
駐まる【とまる】
止る【とまる】
留る【とまる】

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
1.
absence, being away from home
noun, auxillary suru verb
2.
house-sitting, house-sitter
noun
3.
being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.), neglecting(usu. as お留守になる)
Other readings:
留主【るす】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to stop, to turn off(esp. 止める, 停める)
2.
to park(esp. 止める, 停める)
3.
to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain)(esp. 止める, 停める)
4.
to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit
5.
to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind
6.
to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple(esp. 留める)
7.
to detain, to keep in custody(esp. 留める)
All readings:
止める【とめる】
留める【とめる】
停める【とめる】

noun, auxillary suru verb
studying abroad

noun
stop (bus, tram, etc.), station, stopping place

noun, no-adjective
1.
registered mail, registered post, registration (of mail)(abbreviation)
See also:書留郵便
noun
2.
(putting on) record, writing down, noting down, registry
Other readings:
書き留め【かきとめ】[1]
書留め【かきとめ】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
care-taking, house-sitting, house-watching, staying at home
noun
2.
caretaker, house-sitter

tachidomaru
Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
to stop (in one's tracks), to come to a stop, to halt, to pause, to stand still
All readings:
立ち止まる【たちどまる】
立ち止まる【たちとまる】[1]
立ち止る【たちどまる】
立ち止る【たちとまる】[1]
立ちどまる【たちどまる】
立止る【たちどまる】
立止る【たちとまる】[1]
立ち留まる【たちどまる】
立ち留まる【たちとまる】[1]
立留まる【たちどまる】
立留まる【たちとまる】[1]
立留る【たちどまる】
立留る【たちとまる】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place)(usually kana)
2.
to be limited to, to be confined to, to only account for(usually kana)
See also:占める
All readings:
とどまる《止まる》
とどまる《留まる》
とどまる《停まる》
とどまる《駐まる》
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 367 results)

It happened that I was out when you called yesterday

わた
私の
せいじん
成人
むす
息子
いま
りゅうが
留学
My grown-up son is studying abroad now

つぎ
次の
ていりゅうじ
停留所
くだ
下さい
Get off at the next stop

つぎ
次の
ていりゅうじ
停留所
Get off at the next stop

かのじょ
彼女
かれ
いま
とこ
She insisted that he should stay where he was

He is eager for a chance to study abroad

Please bear in mind what I said

つぎ
次の
ていりゅうじ
停留所
I am going to get off at the next stop

ぼく
りゅうが
留学
I study abroad

わた
かいがい
海外
りゅうが
留学
がくせい
学生
I was envious of the students who had studied abroad

わた
らいねん
来年
りゅうが
留学
I intend to study abroad next year

He speaks as if he had studied abroad

I cannot leave home even for a moment

If anybody comes, tell him that I am out

わた
そつぎょ
卒業
りゅうが
留学
I will study abroad when I have finished school

わた
私の
ゆうじん
友人
ひと
一人
りゅうが
留学
A friend of mine is studying abroad

I'm considering studying in America next year

Tell whoever comes that I'm out

かれ
りゅうが
留学
いっしょうけんめ
一生懸命
べんきょ
勉強している
He works hard so that he can study abroad

かいがい
海外
りゅうが
留学
If I were younger, I would go abroad to study