Meaning of 居ない in Japanese

It seems that 居ない(inai) is an inflection of 居る with the following forms:
  • Nai form: indicates the negative form.
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Definition of 居ない

  1. (v1, vi) to be (of animate objects); to exist →Related words: 在る

    民主主義に対する信頼をなくした者もいる。
    Some have lost faith in democracy.

  2. to stay

    おかげで元気にしております。
    They're all fine, thank you.

  3. (v1, aux-v) (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

    すっかり食べ終わってはいない。
    I haven't quite finished eating.

  1. (v5r, vi) to be (animate); to be; to exist
  2. (v5r, aux-v) (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing)
  3. (after -masu base of verb) indicates contempt or disdain for another's actions →Related words: やがる

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