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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 包む (tsutsumu)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 包む (tsutsumu)

Kana: つつむ
Kanji: 包む / 裹む
Romaji: tsutsumu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to wrap up, to tuck in, to pack, to do up, to cover with, to dress in, to conceal, to hide, to be engulfed in, to be enveloped by
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

その男は大きなマントに身を包んでいた。
sono otoko wa ooki na manto ni mi o tsutsunde ita.
The man was wrapped up in a large cloak.

彼がきびしい顔で客席を見つめるあいだ、恐ろしいほどの沈黙に包まれる。
kare ga kibishii kao de kyakuseki o mitsumeru aida, osoroshii hodo no chinmoku ni tsutsumareru.
There is a terrible moment of silence as he stares at us, his face stern.

包む Verb Conjugation

Infographic: conjugation of Japanese verb 包む. Click on image to view full size.

生々しい恐怖に包まれ、夏子は体をよじって逃れた。
namanamashii kyoufu ni tsutsumare, natsuko wa karada o yojitte nogareta.
Natsuko twisted away, raw terror gripping her.

こんなにしっかりと、厚いマフラーで顔を包んだ人は見たことがないわ。
konna ni shikkari to, atsui mafuraa de kao o tsutsunda hito wa mita koto ga nai wa.
I have never seen anyone quite so heavily muffled up.

包む (tsutsumu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 包裹 (bāoguǒ)
Korean: 싸다 (ssada)

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