Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

掴む, 摑む, 攫む, 把む, 捉む

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
つかむ
Romaji
tsukamu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `mu' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to seize; to catch; to grasp; to grip; to grab; to hold; to catch hold of; to lay one's hands on; to clutch
    Example sentence
    先ず憧れ作家文章呼吸つかむためにひたすら筆写丸写しする First, in order to get a feel for your favourite author's work, transcribe and copy in full.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to understand; to grasp; to comprehend
    Example sentence
    ついに剣道呼吸つかんだ I've finally got the knack of kendo.

Examples of 掴む, 摑む, 攫む, 把む, 捉む, つかむ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
掴む
Plain Polite
掴みます
Negative
掴まない
Negative Polite
掴みません

Past

Plain
掴んだ
Plain Polite
掴みました
Negative
掴まなかった
Negative Polite
掴みませんでした

Te

Plain
掴んで
Plain Polite
掴みまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
掴まれる
Plain Polite
掴まれます
Negative
掴まれない
Negative Polite
掴まれません

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