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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。
hako no naka ni chimamire no naifu ga aru.
There’s a blood-stained knife inside the box.

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


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

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

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

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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