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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 来る (kuru)

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Kana: くる
Kanji: 来る
Romaji: kuru

Type: verb

Meaning: to come; to arrive; to approach; to become; to get; to grow

Example sentences:

彼が来ないと思う。
kare ga konai to omou.
I think he’s not coming.

彼にはわたしがきたことは内緒にしてくれるんですか。
kare ni wa watashi ga kita koto wa naisho ni shite kurerun desu ka.
Can you not tell him that I came?

来る Verb Conjugation

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おまえひょっとして都からきたのか?
omae hyottoshie miyako kara kita no ka.
Did you by any chance come from the city?

わたしのうちにきませんか?
watashi no uchi ni kimasen ka.
Won’t you come to my house?

明日は朝早く、またこの家に来て、すべきことをする。
ashita wa asa hayaku, mata kono ie ni kite, subeki koto o suru.
Tomorrow morning I’ll come early and do the things I must do.

この地所を買い取ってやろうと思って商談に来たのによ。
kono jisho o kaitotte yarou to omotte shoudan ni kita noni yo.
I came out here to offer to buy this place from you.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 来る (kuru)

Similar words:

行く (iku); 着く (tsuku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 来 (lái)
Korean: 오다 (oda)

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