Meaning of あたる in Japanese

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Definition of あたる

  1. (v5r, vi) to be hit; to strike

    I felt a cold wind on my face.

  2. to touch; to be in contact; to be affixed
  3. to be equivalent to; to be applicable; to apply to

    The cherry blossom is to Japan what the rose is to England.

  4. to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.)

    Strange to say, his prediction has come true.

  5. to be selected (in a lottery, etc.); to win
  6. to be successful; to go well; to be a hit
  7. to face; to confront
  8. to lie (in the direction of)
  9. to undertake; to be assigned
  10. to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.); to be afflicted

    He was poisoned by the globefish he ate.

  11. to be called upon (by the teacher)
  12. to treat (esp. harshly); to lash out at
  13. to be unnecessary
  14. (in baseball) to be hitting well; to be on a hitting streak
  15. (in fishing) to feel a bite
  16. (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised; to spoil
  17. (v5r, vt) to feel (something) out; to probe into; to check (i.e. by comparison)
  18. to shave

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Sentences containing あたる

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