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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 休み (yasumi)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 休み (yasumi)

Kana: やすみ
Kanji: 休み
Romaji: yasumi

Type: Noun
Meaning: rest, recess, respite, vacation, holiday, absence, suspension, dormancy (of a silkworm prior to moulting)
JLPT level: N5

Example sentences:

休みの日は映画を見たり買い物をしたりします。
yasumi no hi wa eiga o mitari kaimono o shitari shimasu.
I do things like watching movies or going shopping on my days off.

いいじゃん!休みの時くらい寝坊したってさ!
ii jan. yasumi no toki kurai nebou shita tte sa.
What’s the big deal? It’s vacation, so what’s wrong with sleeping in?

その生徒が休み時間に携帯電話を出したのを教師が見咎めた。
sono seito ga yasumi jikan ni keitai denwa o dashita no o kyoushi ga mitogameta.
The student was caught by a teacher when he pulled out the cell phone between periods.

あそこは、きっときれいだったでしょう。来年の休みには、あたし、ぜひ、行ってみたいと思ってるの。
asoko wa, kitto kirei datta deshou. rainen no yasumi ni wa, atashi, zehi, itte mitai to omotteru no.
That must have been lovely. I want to go there for my holiday next year.

彼らは皆、危機が勃発してから休みなく働き続けていた。
karera wa mina, kiki ga boppatsu shite kara yasumi naku hataraki tsuzukete ita.
They had been working practically nonstop since the crisis began.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 假 (jià)
Korean: 쉼 (swim)

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