[]りる

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.
  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.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
[]りる 降りる おりる
[]りる 下りる おりる

Contained Kanji Breakdown

descend, precipitate, fall (6th)
  • village, rural community, right village radical (no. 163)
  • to descend, to come down from heaven, to send down
    • late, delayed, winter radical (no. 34)
    • year, counter for years(1st)