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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 湿る (shimeru)

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Kana: しめる
Kanji: 湿る
Romaji: shimeru

Type: verb

Meaning: to be wet; to become wet; to be damp; to be moist

Example sentences:

顔もじめついているし、体ももはや汗で湿っている。
kao mo jimetsuite iru shi, karada mo mohaya ase de shimette iru.
My face is damp and my body is already wet with sweat.

夜明けの湿った大気が平山の頭を満たし、記憶を蘇えらせた。
yoake no shimetta taiki ga hirayama no atama o mitashi kioku o yomigaeraseta.
The damps of the dew bathed Hirayama’s head and refreshed his memory.

指はじっとり湿っていて、血にひたしたように赤く染まっていた。
yubi wa jittori shimette ite, chi ni hitashita you ni akaku somatte ita.
I found my fingers as damp and purple as though they had been dipped in blood.

火の気のない暖炉は湿っていた。
hi no ke no nai danro wa shimette ita.
The fireplace was damp and empty.

Similar words:

潤む (urumu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 湿 (shī); 潮湿 (cháoshī)
Korean: 축축해지다 (chugchughaejida)

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