受身, 受け身, うけみ

  • ukemi
JLPT 1

Definition of 受身,受け身,うけみ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • the defensive

  • passive attitude
  • passivity
  • passiveness

linguistics terminology

  • the passive
  • passive voice

Martial Arts Term

  • ukemi (the art of falling safely)

Related Kanji

accept, undergo, answer (phone), take, get, catch, receive
somebody, person, one's station in life

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Examples of 受身,受け身,うけみ in a Sentence

How can you be so passive? Why don't you retaliate?
In the official question collection it is explained as being "passive voice of the present continuous tense".
TV is harmful in that it keeps your mind in a passive state.

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