居眠り, いねむり

  • inemuri
JLPT 3

Definition of 居眠り,いねむり

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • dozing
  • nodding off

Examples of 居眠り,いねむり in a Sentence

I do not allow sleeping in class.
I fall asleep in the class every now and then.
Taking into account the time I'd just spent napping, I'm really picking up the sense that this time's exam really won't be straight forward.
数学授業中居眠りした
I went to sleep during the math lesson.
The teacher caught the student sleeping in class.
彼女はそのずっと居眠りしていた
She was taking a nap all the time.
On my way home I fell asleep on the train, and rode past my station.
Last night I began to nod off in front of the TV.
授業中いつも居眠りばかりしている
He is always taking a nap at school.
あまり長時間話し続けたのでかの居眠り始めた。
His speech went on for such a long time that some people began to fall asleep.
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