噛む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

噛む (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かむ, rōmaji kamu)

  1. to bite
    つめを ()んじゃない。
    Tsume o kamu n janai.
    Don't bite your nails.
  2. to chew
    よく ()んでください。
    Yoku kande kudasai.
    Please chew well.
  3. (slang) to fumble one's words; to mispronounce things

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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