込む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

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Verb[edit]

込む (godan conjugation, hiragana こむ, romaji komu)

  1. be crowded
  2. be complicated
  3. go into, go in
  4. put into
  5. become some state completely
  6. do thoroughly
  7. remain in the same state, such as remain sitting or remain silent

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly used as a light verb (second verb) in Japanese compound verbs, primarily showing emphasis, sometimes negative or violent, often with a sense of “enter” or “fill”, as in ねじ込む (nejikomu, “screw in, jam in, stuff in”).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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