居眠り

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
ねむ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

居眠り (hiragana いねむり, romaji inemuri)

  1. an accidental doze while seated

Verb[edit]

居眠り + する (intransitive, hiragana いねむりする, romaji inemuri suru)

  1. involuntarily doze off while seated
    電車 (でんしゃ)居眠 (いねむ)りするサラリーマン (たち)
    densha de inemuri suru sararīman-tachi
    a group of office workers dozing in the train

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.