組む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2

Verb[edit]

組む (transitive and intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

  1. (transitive) intertwine (strings and similar); cross (one's arms or legs); braid (hair)
  2. (transitive) build (out of poles, strings, or similar); put up
  3. (transitive) put together; organize (parts into a whole); compose; put (e.g. soldiers) into a formation; compile (a list or timetable); write (a computer program)
  4. (intransitive) grapple (with someone); wrestle (with); fight (with)
  5. (intransitive) collaborate (with someone); conspire (with); partner (with); unite (with)

Conjugation[edit]