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受身, 受け身

JLPT 1
Kana Reading
うけみ
Romaji
ukemi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    Meaning
    the defensive
    Example sentence
    公式問題集には"受け身現在進行形"と説明されています In the official question collection it is explained as being "passive voice of the present continuous tense".
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    passive attitude; passivity; passiveness
    Example sentence
    どうしてそん受け身仕返ししてどう How can you be so passive? Why don't you retaliate?
  • Parts of speech
    linguistics terminology
    Meaning
    the passive; passive voice
    Example sentence
    テレビ精神受け身状態にして置くいう有害ある。 TV is harmful in that it keeps your mind in a passive state.
  • Parts of speech
    Martial Arts Term
    Meaning
    ukemi (the art of falling safely)

Examples of 受身, 受け身, うけみ in a sentence


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