Hiragana: になります
Katakana: ニナリマス

Romaji: ni narimasu
English Meaning: has/have been (polite), to become (polite)

Example Sentences:

私は結婚して二十年になります。
watashi wa kekkon shite nijū nen ni narimasu.
I've been married for twenty years.
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彼は今日で30歳になります。
kare wa kyō de sanjū sai ni narimasu.
He is turning thirty today.
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私は時々、とても不機嫌になります。
watashi wa tokidoki, totemo fukigen ni narimasu.
Sometimes I'm really bad-tempered.
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私の姪は明日12歳になります。
watashi no mei wa ashita jūni sai ni narimasu.
My niece turns twelve tomorrow.
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Related Words:


Standard

ni

(particle for dative, time, location, direction)

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なる
Standard
ナル

naru

to become, to get, to come to

Here: to become, to come to

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