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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 好む (konomu)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 好む (konomu)

Kana: このむ
Kanji: 好む
Romaji: konomu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to like, to prefer
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

得意客は特別扱いされることを好むものだ。
tokui kyaku wa tokubetsu atsukai sareru koto o konomu mono da.
You want your best customers to feel special.

ふだん、この盲目の老人がみずからの聖地にいるときは、介添えを拒み、記憶のみに頼って歩くのを好む。
fudan, kono moumoku no roujin ga mizukara no seichi ni iru toki wa, kaizoe o kobami, kioku nomi ni tayotte aruku no o konomu.
Normally, the blind old man refuses help, preferring to navigate by memory alone while on the grounds of his sanctuary.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 好む (konomu)

きみは説得しづらい人間、推論より証拠を好む学者だね。
kimi wa settoku shizurai ningen, suiron yori shouko o konomu gakusha da ne.
You are a hard man to convince—an academic who prefers proof to speculation.

伝統的にポーランド陸軍はどの国の軍隊よりも攻撃を好んだ。
dentouteki ni poorando rikugun wa dono kuni no guntai yori mo kougeki o kononda.
The Polish Army was even more wedded to the offensive tradition than most armies.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 喜欢 (xǐhuān)
Korean: 좋아하다 (joh-ahada)

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