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休む, やすむ

  • yasumu


Godan verb with `mu' ending, intransitive verb

  • to be absent
  • to take a day off


  • to rest
  • to have a break


  • to go to bed
  • to (lie down to) sleep
  • to turn in
  • to retire


  • to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time
  • to suspend business

Examples of 休む,やすむ in a Sentence

The enemy attack ceased at dawn.
He rested for a while.
He often absents himself from meetings.
Father is still in bed.
Ah, the trailing group has arrived. "Oh no. They caught up with us while we were resting."
Mike happened to have been absent from school.
Why were you absent yesterday?
Just stay off your feet for the next couple of weeks, and you'll be just fine.
I feel sort of dizzy. "You look pale. You'd better take a day off."
I'm taking bereavement leave on Jan. 30 and 31.

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休む,やすむ Conjugations

Plain Polite 休みますやすみます
Negative 休まないやすまない
Negative Polite 休みませんやすみません
Past 休んだやすんだ
Past Polite 休みましたやすみました
Past Negative 休まなかったやすまなかった
Past Negative Polite 休みませんでしたやすみませんでした
Te Form 休んでやすんで
Progressive 休んでいるやすんでいる
Progressive Polite 休んでいますやすんでいます
Progressive Negative 休んでないやすんでない
Progressive Negative Polite 休んでいませんやすんでいません
Passive 休まれるやすまれる
Passive Te Form 休まれてやすまれて
Imperative 休みなさいやすみなさい
Imperative Polite 休んでくださいやすんでください
Imperative Polite Negative 休まないでくださいやすまないでください
Optative 休みたいやすみたい
Optative Negative 休みたくなかったやすみたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 休みたくないですやすみたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 休みたくありませんやすみたくありません
Optative Past 休みたかったやすみたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 休みたくなかったですやすみたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 休みたくありませんでしたやすみたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 休みたくてやすみたくて
Optative Conditional 休みたければやすみたければ
Gerund 休みながらやすみながら
Factitive 休ませるやすませる
Factitive Shortened 休ますやすます
Potential 休めるやすめる
Potential Polite 休めますやすめます
Conditional (Ba Form) 休めばやすめば
Conditional (Tara Form) 休んだらやすんだら
Volitional 休もうやすもう
Volitional Polite 休みましょうやすみましょう
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