I want to skim the scum off the top, so can I borrow your ladle for a second?
I borrowed one of your loose‐leaf sheets of paper, Kristen.
"I’m sorry I lost the romance novel I borrowed from you." "Don’t worry about it. I won’t need it anymore anyway. I have a girlfriend now."
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means borrow so the verb vocab version is to borrow.
Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you: Dude, can I borrow your car (か)? Please?