Meaning

Primary

To Get Burned

Alternatives

To Be Burned, To Burn, To Get Burnt, To Be Burnt

Word Type

intransitive verb, ichidan verb

Explanation

You've seen how 燃やす is to burn something. Now something is just getting burned but you're not doing the actual action yourself. You know this because of the える part which refers to the letter "L" which is getting burned. You like L okay because it stands for "love," but others don't like it so they burn it.

Reading

もえる
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading is the same as the word 燃やす.

Context

Context Sentences

城は燃える木のにおいで充満しているようでした。

The castle seemed to be full of the smell of burning wood.

Kanji Composition