けむ

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See also: ケム

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

けむ (rōmaji kemu)

  1. : (informal, colloquial) smoke

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

けむ (rōmaji -kemu)

  1. (Classical Japanese, jodōshi) Used to make the past conjectural form of verbs.
    1. Presents a supposition about a past event.
    2. Presents a supposition about the cause of a past event.
    3. Presents hearsay about a past event.
Conjugation[edit]
未然形 連用形 終止形 連体形 已然形 命令形
けむ
(けん)
けむ
(けん)
けめ

Attaches to the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form).

Synonyms[edit]