休み

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やす
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

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休み (hiragana やすみ, rōmaji yasumi)

  1. rest; a break
     (つか) () (やす)
    tsuka no ma no yasumi
    a brief rest
  2. a holiday
     (かれ)旅行 (りょこう)のために (やす) ()った。
    Kare wa ryokō no tame ni yasumi o totta.
    He took a holiday for his trip.
  3. absence
    その (ひと)今日 (きょう) (やす)だった。
    Sono hito wa kyō yasumi datta.
    The person was absent today.
  4. intermission
     (やす)なく (はたら)
    yasumi naku hataraku
    work continuously
  5. rest (of a silkworm before moulting)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3