握る (nigiru) conjugation

Conjugate 握る (nigiru) - grasp

Attention: in Japanese, conjugation is the same for all persons. Therefore, while we only provide the 'watashi/ore' ('I') form, it is absolutely the same for the other person forms.

Present informal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握る I grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎる I grasp
watashi/ore
nigiru I grasp

Present informal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握らない I don't grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎらない I don't grasp
watashi/ore
nigiranai I don't grasp

Present formal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握ります I grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎります I grasp
watashi/ore
nigirimasu I grasp

Present formal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握りません I do not grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎりません I do not grasp
watashi/ore
nigirimasen I do not grasp

Past informal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握った I grasped
わたし/おれ
にぎった I grasped
watashi/ore
nigitta I grasped

Past informal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握らなかった I didn't grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎらなかった I didn't grasp
watashi/ore
nigiranakatta I didn't grasp

Past formal tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握りました I grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎりました I grasp
watashi/ore
nigirimashita I grasp

Past formal negative tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握りませんでした I did not grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎりませんでした I did not grasp
watashi/ore
nigirimasen deshita I did not grasp

Hypothetical tense

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握れ I if grasped
わたし/おれ
にぎれ I if grasped
watashi/ore
nigire I if grasped

Imperative informal mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握れ grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎれ grasp
watashi/ore
nigire grasp

Imperative negative mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握るな don't grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎるな don't grasp
watashi/ore
nigiru na don't grasp

Imperative formal mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握ってください please grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎってください please grasp
watashi/ore
nigitte kudasai please grasp

Imperative formal negative mood

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握らないでください please do not grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎらないでください please do not grasp
watashi/ore
nigiranai dekudasai please do not grasp

Te form - conjunctive stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握って grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎって grasp
watashi/ore
nigitte grasp

Passive stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握られる grasped
わたし/おれ
にぎられる grasped
watashi/ore
nigirareru grasped

Hypothetical conditional stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握れば grasped
わたし/おれ
にぎれば grasped
watashi/ore
nigireba grasped

Volitional stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握ろう will grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎろう will grasp
watashi/ore
nigirō will grasp

Potential stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握れる grasped
わたし/おれ
にぎれる grasped
watashi/ore
nigireru grasped

Continuative stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握り grasping
わたし/おれ
にぎり grasping
watashi/ore
nigiri grasping

Causative stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握らせる allow to grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎらせる allow to grasp
watashi/ore
nigiraseru allow to grasp

Imperfective stem

Japanese FormEnglish TranslationEx.
私/俺
握ら grasp
わたし/おれ
にぎら grasp
watashi/ore
nigira grasp

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Usage information for 握る

This verb follows the godan conjugation pattern. This verb can also mean the following: grip, seize

Examples of 握る

Example in JapaneseTranslation in EnglishFm.
握れ

nigire

Touch it. Touch it.
ジャックここよ、握って

jakku kokoyo、nigitsu te !

- Hold on, Jack! Here, Jack, give me your hand.
ほら 握って

hora  nigitsu te

OK, stop it. I need you to take this.
握って 我慢比べをする

nigitsu te gaman kurabe wosuru

Us kids would grab onto it and see who could hold on the longest.
握れる

nigire ru ?

Shake on it?

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