惜しむ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
吝しむ
愛しむ

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "惜しむ"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
惜しむ [òshíꜜmù]
Imperative (命令形) 惜しめ [òshíꜜmè]
Key constructions
Passive 惜しまれる しまれ [òshímáréꜜrù]
Causative 惜しませる しませ [òshímáséꜜrù]
Potential 惜しめる しめ [òshíméꜜrù]
Volitional 惜しもう しも [òshímóꜜò]
Negative 惜しまない しまない [òshímáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 惜しまなかった しまなかった [òshímáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 惜しみます しみま [òshímímáꜜsù]
Perfective 惜しんだ んだ [òshíꜜǹdà]
Conjunctive 惜しんで んで [òshíꜜǹdè]
Hypothetical conditional 惜しめば めば [òshíꜜmèbà]

Verb[edit]

()しむ (oshimuをしむ (wosimu)? transitive godan (stem ()しみ (oshimi), past ()しんだ (oshinda))

  1. be stingy, be frugal
  2. hold dear
  3. regret
  4. be reluctant

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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