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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 泳ぐ (oyogu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: およぐ
Kanji: 泳ぐ
Romaji: oyogu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to swim

Example sentences:

わたしは泳げません。
watashi wa oyogemasen.
I can’t swim.

今日は500メートル泳ぎました。
kyou wa gohyaku meetoru oyogimashita.
I swam 500 meters today.

泳ぐ Verb Conjugation

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

夏休みの目標、千メートル泳げるようになること!
natsuyasumi no mokuhyou, sen meetoru oyogeru you ni naru koto.
My goal this summer is to swim 1000 meters!


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泳ぎ始めてからそろそろ一時間になるぞ。
oyogi hajimete kara sorosoro ichijikan ni naru zo.
I have swum for nearly an hour.

彼はまた水にもぐり、かなり長いあいだ水中を泳いだ。
kare wa mata mizu ni moguri, kanari nagai aida suichuu o oyoida.
He dived again, and swam for a long time beneath the water.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 泳ぐ (oyogu)

Similar words:

遊泳 (yuuei)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 游泳 (yóuyǒng)
Korean: 수영하다 (suyeonghada)


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