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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 止まる (tomaru)

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Kana: とまる
Kanji: 止まる
Romaji: tomaru

Type: verb

Meaning: to stop; to come to a stop; to come to a halt; to cease; to be stopped

Example sentences:


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電車が止まりました。
densha ga tomarimashita.
The train came to a halt.

わたしの涙は止まっていた。
watashi no namida wa tomatte ita.
My tears stopped falling.

一度滑りはじめてしまうと、途中で止まることはできなかった。
ichido suberi hajimete shimau to, tochuu de tomaru koto wa dekinakatta.
Once he started sliding down, he could not stop.

頭の痛みが止まってくれさえしたら。
atama no itami ga tomatte kure sae shitara.
If only my head would stop hurting.

Similar words:

止む (yamu); 立ち止まる (tachidomaru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 停 (tíng)
Korean: 멈추다 (meomchuda)


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