Japanese Verbs for Intermediate learners

to break, snap, fracture折れる
to yield to, accept (a demand), compromise 

masu Form

past affirmativeおれました
past negativeおれませんでした

Plain Form

root formおれる
nai formおれない
ta formおれた
nakatta formおれなかった

Other Forms

te formおれて
ba formおれれば
caus. passive1おれさせられる
caus. passive2-

[vt] = Transitive verb / [vi] = Intransitive verb / G1, G2, G3 = Group 1, 2, 3

ba form = conditional form / caus.passsive1 = causative passive long form / caus.passsive2 = causative passive short form

Basic structures

[ subject ] が おれる

ほねが おれる

Hone means "bone" and Hone ga oreru is common phrase meaning "have a bone broken", "bone is broken".
This phrase is often used as an idiomatic expression meaning "have difficulty (to do)" or "be a hard job".
See example No. 5

This verb is an intransitive verb.
There is a transitive verb Orimasu / Oru.

Example sentences

1. きの えだが おれた。

tree, えだ branch

2. かぜが つよくて、ヨットの マストが おれた。

かぜ wind, つよくて te form of tsuyoi indicating a cause; strong, powerful
ヨット yacht, マスト mast

3. たけは まがるから、(たけは)おれにくい。

たけ bamboo, まがる to bend, curve, -から because, therefore, so
-にくい (stem +) difficulty to do, not easily do

4. あしの ほねが おれた。
なおるのに、1かげつ かかる そうだ。

あし leg, foot, ほね bone
なおる to be cured, recover, be get well, -のに for doing, to do, in order to do
いっかげつ one month, かかる to take time, -そうだ reported information; I heard, they said

5. この しごとは ほねが おれる。

しごと work, job, business

6. Aしゃは Bしゃに ねさげを ようきゅう した。
Bしゃは Aしゃの ようきゅうに おれて、ねさげを した。

Aしゃ A company, ねさげ [sv] price cut, reduction in price, ようきゅう [sv] request, demand
おれて te form of oreru used as a conjuntion "and"

Functional patterns used in the sentences (Chapter numbers are from Building Up Conversation)

kaze ga tsuyokute / yookyuu ni orete
te form :used as a conjunction "and", also expresses a reason or a cause; "because", "due to"

Level 2 Chapter 6

take wa magaru kara
plain form + kara:expressing a reason or a cause; because, therefore, so

Level 2 Chapter 3

take wa ore-nikui
verb stem + -yasui and -nikui:"easy to do", "comfortable to do" & "difficult to do"

Level 3 Chapter 9

naoru no ni
-no ni:expressing purpose; for doing, to do, in order to do

Level 3 Chapter 10

1-kagetsu kakaru soo da
plain form + soo desu:reported information; I heard, he/they said

Level 2 Chapter 11

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