Hiragana: いる
Katakana: イル

Romaji: iru
English Meaning: to exist, to be (animate)
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Example Sentences:

マイケルはいる?
maikeru wa iru?
Is Michael here?
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東京にはお金持ちがたくさんいる。
tōkyō ni wa okanemochi ga takusan iru.
There are many rich people in Tokyo.
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外にいる人たちがとてもうるさくて、眠れません。
soto ni iru hito tachi ga totemo urusakute, nemuremasen.
I can't sleep. The people outside are very noisy.
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Related Words:

います
Standard
イマス

imasu

to exist, to have (animate, polite)

Here: to exist (animate, polite)

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