Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 転

revolve, turn around, change

Onyomi

テン
ten

Kunyomi

ころ(がる)
koro(garu)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【テン / ころ(がる) 】

Meaning: revolve, turn around, change.

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How to write 転 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 11

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

ころんでけがをしました。
koronde kega wo shimashita.
I fell down and got injured.
Example #2

じてんしゃでころんだ。
jitensha de koronda.
I fell off my bicycle.
Example #3

わたしはがっこうへいくとちゅうでころびました。
watashi wa gakou he iku tochuu de korobimashita.
I fell over on my way to school.
Example #4

にほんではかいてんすしはとてもにんきがあります。
nihon de wa kaiten sushi wa totemo ninki ga arimasu.
Conveyor belt sushi restaurants are very popular in Japan.
Example #5

このうんてんしゅはうんてんがへただ。
kono untenshu wa unten ga heta da.
This driver has poor driving skills.
Example #6

はははうんてんめんきょしょうをもっているが、うんてんはしない。
haha wa unten menkyoshou wo motteiru ga, unten wa shinai.
My mother has a driver's license, but she doesn't drive.
Example #7

こどもたちがおおきなゆきのたまをころがしていた。
kodomotachi ga ookina yuki no tama wo korogashiteita.
The children were rolling a big snowball.
Example #8

こうじょうはほっかいどうへいてんした。
koujou wa hokkaidou he itenshita.
The factory has been transferred to Hokkaido.
Example #9

こんないしならそのへんにいくらでもころがっている。
konna ishi nara sono hen ni ikura demo korogatteiru.
There are rocks like this lying about anywhere around here.

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