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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 寝る (neru)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: ねる
Kanji: 寝る
Romaji: neru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to sleep; to go to bed; to lie down; to lie in bed

Example sentences:

わたしはいつも夜早く寝ます。
watashi wa itsumo yoru hayaku nemasu.
I always go to bed early at night.

人に話しかけといて寝ないでほしいわ。
hito ni hanashikaketoite nenaide hoshii wa.
Don’t sleep while talking to other people.

しっかり鍵をかけて寝ろよ!
shikkari kagi o kakete nero yo.
Make sure you lock your door when you go to bed!

いつまで寝てんの?まったくもう!
itsu made neten no. mattaku mou.
How long were you planning to sleep? I swear!

寝る Verb Conjugation

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

少しは寝たほうがいいじゃない?
sukoshi wa neta hou ga ii janai.
Don’t you think you should get some sleep?

寝たら15時間くらい起きない。
netara juugo jikan gurai okinai.
When he does sleep, it’s for like 15 hours at a time.

寝るまえにひとまわりしようと思っただけなんですよ。
neru mae ni hitomawari shiyou to omotta dake nan desu yo.
I just thought I would have a look round before going to bed.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 寝る (neru)

Similar words:

眠る (nemuru); 寝込む (nekomu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 睡觉 (shuìjiào)
Korean: 자다 (jada)

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