Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 10 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 降
- end with 降
- contain 降
descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
KUN:
  • お.りる
    o.riru
  • お.ろす
    o.rosu
  • ふ.る
    fu.ru
  • ふ.り
    fu.ri
  • くだ.る
    kuda.ru
  • くだ.す
    kuda.su
ON:
  • コウ
    kou
  • go
Nanori:
  • ふり
    furi
  • ふる
    furu
Written with 10 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 200 results)

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to descend (e.g. a mountain), to go down, to come down(esp. 下りる)
2.
to alight (e.g. from bus), to get off, to disembark, to dismount(esp. 降りる)
3.
to step down, to retire, to give up, to quit, to fold
4.
to be granted, to be issued, to be given(esp. 下りる)
5.
to form (of frost, dew, mist, etc.)(esp. 降りる)
6.
to be passed (from the body; e.g. of a roundworm)(esp. 下りる)
See also:下り物
Other readings:
下りる【おりる】

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to fall (of rain, snow, ash, etc.), to come down
2.
to form (of frost)
3.
to beam down (of sunlight or moonlight), to pour in
4.
to visit (of luck, misfortune, etc.), to come, to arrive

Godan-su verb, intransitive verb
to begin to rain, to begin to snow
Other readings:
降りだす【ふりだす】

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to take down, to bring down, to lower (a hand, flag, shutter, etc.), to drop (an anchor, curtain, etc.), to let down (hair), to launch (a boat)
2.
to drop off (a passenger), to let off, to unload (goods, a truck, etc.), to offload, to discharge(esp. 降ろす)
3.
to withdraw (money)
4.
to use for the first time, to wear for the first time
5.
to cut off, to fillet (fish), to grate (e.g. radish), to prune (branches)
6.
to remove (someone from a position), to oust, to drop(esp. 降ろす)
7.
to clear (the table), to remove (offerings from an alter), to pass down (e.g. old clothes), to hand down
8.
to expel from the body (e.g. worms), to abort (a fetus)
See also:堕ろす
9.
to invoke (a spirit), to call down
All readings:
下ろす【おろす】
降ろす【おろす】
下す【おろす】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since
Other readings:
已降【いこう】

noun, auxillary suru verb
descent, fall, drop, decline, downturn, subsidence

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to descend, to go down, to come down
2.
to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.)
3.
to pass (of time)
4.
to surrender, to capitulate
5.
to be less than, to be inferior to(often in neg. form)
6.
to have the runs, to have diarrhea(also written as 瀉る)
See also:腹が下る
7.
to pass (in stool), to be discharged from the body
8.
to depreciate oneself, to be humble(archaism)
All readings:
下る【くだる】
降る【くだる】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
capitulation, surrender, submission
noun
2.
yield(engineering term)
See also:降伏強度
Other readings:
降服【こうふく】

noun
rainfall, precipitation

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
retiring high-ranking government officials taking a lucrative job in a private or semi-private corporation
2.
command (from superior to inferior, government to private sector, etc.), order, imposition
3.
descent from heaven(orig. meaning)
All readings:
天下り【あまくだり】
天降り【あまくだり】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 992 results)

Good. Now go down with it

No, not too much

I'm getting off at the next stop, please keep your seat

わた
あさ
とき
あめ
When I got up this morning, it was raining

It was raining heavily when I got up this morning

わた
とうちゃ
到着
あめ
When I arrived, it was raining

つぎ
次の
しゅ
歌手
とうじょ
登場
あめ
When the next singer came on, it began to rain

Soon the cold rain came down

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
あめ
All at once the sky became dark and it started to rain

みっ
3日
れんぞく
連続
あめ
It rained three days on end

Would you please tell me when to get off

He came back, and it rained soon

It was raining heavily when I got up this morning

As I was walking, it began to rain

おも
思った
はんたい
反対に
あめ
I thought it was going to clear up. On the contrary, it began to rain

かん
考えて
いっしゅうか
一週間
あめ
Come to think of it, it has been raining for a week

ゆうがた
夕方
ちか
近く
あめ
It came on to rain toward evening

みっ
3日
つづ
続けて
あめ
It rained three days on end

It has been raining off and on

It has been snowing on and off