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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 楽しむ (tanoshimu)

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Kana: たのしむ
Kanji: 楽しむ
Romaji: tanoshimu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to enjoy (oneself)

Example sentences:

今日はうんと楽しんで、好きなだけ食べるつもりよ。
kyou wa unto tanoshinde, suki na dake taberu tsumori yo.
I’m going to have a good time today and eat as much as I want.

ダンスをして楽しみたいのにできないなんてひどい、と顔に大きく書いてあった。
dansu o shite tanoshimitai noni dekinai nante hidoi, to kao ni ookiku kaite atta.
It was all over your face that you wanted to dance and have a good time and you couldn’t.

今を楽しもう。先のことをくよくよしないでさ。
ima o tanoshimou. saki no koto o kuyokuyo shinaide sa.
Let us enjoy the present without worrying about the future.


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あいつはこんな状況になってるのを大いに楽しんでるみたいじゃないか?
aitsu wa konna joukyou ni natteru no o ooini tanoshinderu mitai janai ka.
He seems very pleased about all this, doesn’t he?

いけないと思っていてもやりたいことがあるとき、私たちはこじつけでも何でもいいから正当化する理由を探して楽しもうとするわけです。
ikenai to omotte ite mo yaritai koto ga aru toki, watashitachi wa kojitsuke demo nan demo ii kara seitouka suru riyuu o sagashite tanoshimou to suru wake desu.
When we want permission to indulge, we’ll take any hint of virtue as a justification to give in.

Similar words:

楽しませる (tanoshimaseru); 味わう (ajiwau)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 享受 (xiǎngshòu)
Korean: 즐기다 (jeulgida)


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