息を呑む, 息を飲む, 息をのむ, 息を嚥む, いきをのむ

  • ikiwonomu

Definition of 息を呑む,息を飲む,息をのむ,息を嚥む,いきをのむ

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `mu' ending

  • to catch one's breath
  • to gulp
  • to have one's breath taken away

Related Kanji

breath, respiration, son, interest (on money)
drink
drink, smoke, take
swallow

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Examples of 息を呑む,息を飲む,息をのむ,息を嚥む,いきをのむ in a Sentence

カール・ランジの記録破り幅跳びに、観衆息を呑んだ
Karl Lange's record breaking long jump took the crowd's breath away.
その頂上から眺め息をのんだ
The view from the top of the mountain took my breath away.
彼女息を飲んだ
She caught her breath.
それ見てのんだ
When I saw it, it took my breath away.
息をのんだ
He held his breath.
ジョーンはその光景見て飲んだ
Joan caught her breath when she saw the sight.
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