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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 休む (yasumu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: やすむ
Kanji: 休む
Romaji: yasumu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to rest; to have a break; to be absent; to take a day off; to go to bed; to retire

Example sentences:

昨日どうして学校を休みましたか?
kinou doushite gakkou o yasumimashita ka?
Why did you take a day off from school yesterday?

五分だけ休ませて。
gofun dake yasumasete.
Let me rest for 5 minutes.


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休む Verb Conjugation

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

悪いけど、学校に腹痛で休むって電話しといて。
warui kedo, gakkou ni fukutsuu de yasumu tte denwa shitoite.
Can you call my school and say I have a stomach ache?

少し休んだ策を練るべきだ。
sukoshi yasunde saku o neru beki da.
We should take a break and come up with a plan.

疲れちゃったから、部屋で休んでるわ。
tsukarechatta kara, heya de yasunderu wa.
I’m tired so I’ll rest in my room.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 休む (yasumu)

Similar words:

憩う (ikou); 休らう (yasurau)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 休息 (xiūxi)
Korean: 쉬다 (swida)


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