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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: まみれ (mamire)

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Meaning: covered in

Formation:

Noun + まみれ

Example sentences:

箱の中に血まみれのナイフがある。
There’s a blood-stained knife inside the box.
hako no naka ni chimamire no naifu ga aru.

 

みんなは汗まみれの泥だらけで、体があちこち痛んだ。
Everyone was sweaty, aching and covered in earth.
minna wa ase mamire no doro darake de, karada ga achikochi itanda.

 

彼は埃まみれのやかんを取り上げ、中を覗いた。
He picked up the dusty kettle and peered inside it.
kare wa hokori mamire no yakan o toriage, naka o nozoita.

 

子供たちはインクまみれになった教科書を拾っている。
The kids are picking up their textbooks that are now splattered with ink.
kodomotachi wa inku mamire ni natta kyoukasho o hirotte iru.

 

彼女の服は破れて泥まみれだった。
Her clothes were torn and muddy.
kanojo no fuku wa yaburete doromamire datta.

 

ブラウン医師は恐怖に目を見開いてさっと身をひるがえし、血まみれの同僚のかたわらにしゃがんで脈を診た。
Eyes wild with fear, Dr. Brown immediately spun and crouched beside his blood-soaked colleague, searching for a pulse.
buraun ishi wa kyoufu ni me o mihiraite satto mi o hirugaeshi, chi mamire no douryou no katawara ni shagande myaku o mita.


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林は汚職まみれの広州省当局による虐待の実態について語り、中央政府が介入して正義をもたらすことに期待を寄せていた。
Rin talked about the abuse he suffered at the hands of the corrupt local authorities in Guangzhou and expressed his hope that the central government would step in and provide justice.
rin wa oshoku mamire no koushuushou toukyoku ni yoru gyakutai no jittai ni tsuite katari, chuuou seifu ga kainyuu shite seigi o motarasu koto ni kitai o yosete ita.

 

その男は、血の上を歩いています、私は血まみれの足跡を辿って見ました。
The man had stepped in the bloodstains, and I traced his bloody footprints.
sono otoko wa, chi no ue o aruite imasu, watashi wa chi mamire no ashiato o tadotte mimashita.

 

彼はまだ顔色は悪いが、血まみれ泥まみれというのではない。
He still looks pale, but he’s no longer gory and sullied.
kare wa mada kaoiro wa warui ga, chi mamire doro mamire to iu no dewa nai.

 

Similar grammar:

だらけ (darake): covered all over in
じみた (jimita): look like
ばかり (bakari): only, nothing but
っぱなし (ppanashi): leave something on


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