飲む

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

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飲む (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana のむ, rōmaji nomu)

  1. to drink, to gulp, to swallow; to eat (soup)
     (わたし)たちはさじでスープを ()
    Watashitachi wa saji de sūpu o nomu.
    We eat soup with a spoon.
     (わたし)はミルクを ()んでいた。
    Watashi wa miruku o nondeita.
    I was drinking milk.
  2. (smoking) to smoke tobacco
  3. to overwhelm, to engulf
  4. to suppress, to keep down
  5. to accept something like a demand or a condition

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in ja), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.