済む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Verb[edit]

済む (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana すむ, romaji sumu)

  1. finish, be complete
  2. do with, manage with
  3. get off, incur minor consequences, settle
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      たしか罰金 (ばっきん) ()して ()んだようである。
      tashika bakkin o dashite sunda yō de aru.
      I believe the affair was settled on our paying for the damage.
  4. (in negative) be sorry

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