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Grammar detail: verb stem + 終わる

verb stem + 終わる - to finish, to end
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verb stem
+
終わる
means
to finish, to end (doing something)
じけん
事件
レポート
わったら
わたし
つくえ
いてください

Once you've finished reading the incident report, please put it on my desk.
かれ
はな
わる
みんな
だま
っていた

When he finished speaking, there was silence.
わたし
その
ほん
わる
なが
ことかかるでしょ
It'll take me a long time to finish reading that book.
Note that the te form + 終わる has a slightly different meaning: do something, and then finish.
あのドラマ
さいご
最後
いつも
いみぶか
意味深
ことば
言葉
って
わる

Each episode of that TV drama ends with somebody delivering a profound line.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シュウ   end   おわる to come to an end   おえる to bring to an end   
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ジ   ズ   こと thing; matter   
ケン    affair, matter   
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ドク   トク   トウ   よ to read   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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チ   お to put   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ワ   はな to talk   はなし talking   
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モク   silent   だま to remain silent   
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ホン   book   もと origin   
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チョウ   なが long   
サイ   もっと most   
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ゴ   コウ   のち    あと afterwards   うし behind   おくれる be late   
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イ    idea   
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ミ   あじ taste   あじわう to taste   
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シン   ふか deep   ふかめる to fill   ふかまる to deepen   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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ヨウ   leaf   は leaves   
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