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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 読む (yomu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: よむ
Kanji: 読む
Romaji: yomu

Type: verb

Meaning: to read

Example sentences:

まんがを読むのが好きです。
manga o yomu no ga suki desu.
I like reading manga.

三ヶ月後には、あの子は字が読めるようになっていました。
sankagetsugo ni wa, ano ko wa ji ga yomeru you ni natte imashita.
At the end of three months that child had learned to read.

読む Verb Conjugation

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

ご飯食べながら本読んじゃダメ!
gohan tabenagara hon yonja dame.
You shouldn’t read a book while eating!

みんなが知りたいのだから、一つ大きな声で読みあげてくれないか。
minna ga shiritai no dakara, hitotsu ookina koe de yomi agete kurenai ka.
We are all equally anxious to hear it, so kindly read it aloud to us.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 読む (yomu)

Similar words:

読み取る (yomitoru); 読み込む (yomikomu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 读 (dú); 念 (niàn)
Korean: 읽다 (ilgda)

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