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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 住む (sumu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 住む (sumu)

Kana: すむ
Kanji: 住む
Romaji: sumu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to live; to reside; to inhabit; to dwell

Example sentences:

埼玉に住んでいます。
saitama ni sunde imasu.
I live in Saitama.

いい家住んでるな。
ii ie sunderu na.
Nice house, isn’t it?

住む Verb Conjugation

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

やっぱこの家、一人で住むには広すぎるのよ!
yappa kono ie, hitori de sumu niwa hirosugiru no yo.
This house is too big for one person to live in.

誰も住まなくなると屋敷は荒れ放題になった。
daremo sumanaku naru to yashiki wa arehoudai ni natta.
In the absence of inhabitants, the mansion started to fall into disrepair.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 住む (sumu)

Similar words:

生きる (ikiru); 暮らす (kurasu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 住 (zhù); 居住 (jūzhù)
Korean: 살다 (salda)

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